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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  • 329th

    largest school district
    in the country

  • $42k

    starting salary

  • $71k

    max salary

  • 3

    years to tenure

  • 23,041


  • 1,250


  • 83%

    free/reduced lunch

Labor context

  • 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

*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 2018-2019 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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