Birmingham City Schools

Birmingham, Alabama

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Birmingham City Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 292nd

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $39k

    starting salary

    updated 11/23/2018
  • $67k

    max salary

    updated 11/23/2018
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 09/29/2015
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 01/02/2019
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 01/02/2019
  • 24,693


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 1,288


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 63%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Birmingham City Schools.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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