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Charles F Hard Elem Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (205) 432-3300

2801 Arlington Ave

Bessemer, Alabama


About Charles F Hard Elem Sch
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Charles F Hard Elem Sch is located in the Bessemer City district of the state of Alabama. It is one of 9 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 303 students - compared to other schools in Alabama, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $40,042, which is lower than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Charles F Hard Elem Sch 303$8,40318$40,0420.03
New Horizon Alt Sch (1.11 miles) 0
Abrams Elem Sch (1.13 miles) 356$8,92717$49,9160.09
Lipscomb Elem Sch (1.63 miles) 233$9,55217$50,5920.59
Jonesboro Elem Sch (2.38 miles) 660$8,62017$45,9280.18
Brighton Middle Sch (2.49 miles) 524$8,24816$49,8760.48

Charles F Hard Elem Sch

Number of pupils303
Funding per pupil$8,403
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$40,042
Diversity index0.03

New Horizon Alt Sch (1.11 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Abrams Elem Sch (1.13 miles)

Number of pupils356
Funding per pupil$8,927
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$49,916
Diversity index0.09

Lipscomb Elem Sch (1.63 miles)

Number of pupils233
Funding per pupil$9,552
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$50,592
Diversity index0.59

Jonesboro Elem Sch (2.38 miles)

Number of pupils660
Funding per pupil$8,620
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,928
Diversity index0.18

Brighton Middle Sch (2.49 miles)

Number of pupils524
Funding per pupil$8,248
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$49,876
Diversity index0.48
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
1097thlargest school
1112thhighest number of FTE teachers
926thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1216thhighest average teaching salary
14thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
944thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1284thhighest diversity index
451sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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