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Bessemer City High Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (205) 432-3700

4950 Premiere Parkway

Bessemer, Alabama


About Bessemer City High Sch
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Bessemer City High Sch is one of 9 schools in the Bessemer City district of Alabama.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 979 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular 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 $51,097, which is higher than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


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
Bessemer City High Sch 979$7,39723$51,0970.15
Bessemer Ctr For Tech (0.12 miles) 0
Bessemer City Middle Sch (0.93 miles) 818$6,51620$47,7760.17
Westhills Elem Sch (1.31 miles) 331$10,14416$45,0580.09
Jonesboro Elem Sch (2.49 miles) 660$8,62017$45,9280.18
McAdory High Sch (2.69 miles) 1032$7,57319$55,4250.59

Bessemer City High Sch

Number of pupils979
Funding per pupil$7,397
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$51,097
Diversity index0.15

Bessemer Ctr For Tech (0.12 miles)

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

Bessemer City Middle Sch (0.93 miles)

Number of pupils818
Funding per pupil$6,516
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$47,776
Diversity index0.17

Westhills Elem Sch (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils331
Funding per pupil$10,144
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$45,058
Diversity index0.09

Jonesboro Elem Sch (2.49 miles)

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

McAdory High Sch (2.69 miles)

Number of pupils1032
Funding per pupil$7,573
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$55,425
Diversity index0.59
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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.
111thlargest school
256thhighest number of FTE teachers
1496thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
398thhighest average teaching salary
393rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
944thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1063rdhighest diversity index
711thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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