Bush Hills Academy



Bush Hills Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bush Hills Academy Students by Grade
PK 31
K 42
1 38
2 39
3 36
4 40
5 33
6 86
7 85
8 77
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bush Hills Academy is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bush Hills Academy is the 360th largest public school in Alabama and the 21,215th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,215th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 360th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 687th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 426th out of 782

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Bush Hills Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 260
(51%)
10,067
(51%)
 Female 247
(49%)
9,543
(49%)

Bush Hills Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 495
(98%)
17,982
(92%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
1,205
(6%)
 White 2
(0%)
239
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
126
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Bush Hills Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(66%)
12,637
(64%)
 Not Eligible 174
(34%)
6,973
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Bush Hills Academy is ranked 233rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bush Hills Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bush Hills Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 515
2013 526
2014 487
2015 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 15.1
2013 21.9
2014 19.1
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.92621359223301
2013 0.893536121673
2014 0.70225872689938
2015 0.65680473372781

Compare Bush Hills Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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