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Bessemer City School District

Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!
  • (205) 432-3000
  • PO Box 1230
  • Bessemer, AL-1230
  • Website
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About this district

Bessemer City School District is a public school district in Alabama. They serve 3,995 students across 10 schools, and its teachers have had 147 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    10
  • Students
    3,995
  • Teachers
    187

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Bessemer City School District Demographics

95%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
45%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Bessemer City School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Bessemer City School District had a total revenue of $41.3 million in the 2016-17 school year. 29.3% came from local sources, 50.9% from state sources, and 19.8% from federal sources.

Bessemer City School District had a per-pupil revenue of $10,332 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 29.3% came from local sources, 50.9% from state sources, and 19.8% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Bessemer City School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Apr 15, 2024

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Bessemer City School District

$68,387
raised using DonorsChoose
147
projects funded
53
teachers funded
345
donors
8
projects for basic supplies
46
projects for technology
23
projects for books
4
projects for art supplies

Bessemer City School District has received support from 224 individuals from Alabama and 121 individuals out-of-state.