USA California, USA
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Birmingham Community Charter High School

Established: 1953
City
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    3700
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Birmingham Community Charter High School is an independent US public high school accepting international students in grades 10-12. Birmingham Community Charter High School places a strong emphasis on curriculum in the fields of science, health, and business technology. The school’s personalized Small Learning Communities group students by common interest.



FACILITIES
Birmingham Community Charter High School recently invested over one million dollars in technology tools, a medical lab, and a STEM lab. The school’s athletic facilities are some of the best in the state, featuring an outdoor swimming pool, an 11,000-person football and track stadium, and various courts and fields.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Birmingham Community Charter High School has one of the largest athletics program in the entire San Fernando Valley, offering competitive sports such as American football, softball, and water polo.
Its award-winning filmmaking program has produced successful artists such as Emmy Award-winning actress and director Sally Field. In addition to the school’s outstanding filmmaking and performing arts programs, students can participate in courses such as vocal music and photography.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Birmingham is centrally located in a suburban area of Los Angeles known as The San Fernando Valley, only 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. Students can also travel to southern California’s famous beaches in less than an hour.

Educatius Public School Profile PDF: Birmingham Community Charter High School Profile PDF
Visit School Site: Birmingham Community Charter High School
Visit City Site: Los Angeles, California

Famous Alumni

Marc Cohen - Host for ABC talk show;
Sally Field - Actress;
Terry Gilliam - Director, actor;
Jermaine Jackson - Singer, songwriter;
Linda Lingle - Governor of Hawaii;
Michael Milken - Financier and philanthropist;
Tamera Mowry - Actress;
Tia Mowry - Actress;
Robert Newman - Actor;
Michael Ovitz - American businessman and philanthropist;
Daniel Pearl - Journalist for the Wall Street Journal;
Sally Ride - Physicist, former NASA astronaut;
Paul Rodriguez Jr. - Professional skateboarder;
Bobby Sherman - Actor;
Karen Valentine - Actress;
Cindy Williams - Actress;
Jeron Wilson - Professional skateboarder;
Pamela Skaist-Levy - Founder of Juicy Couture;
Mossimo Giannulli - Founder of Mossimo;
Michael Richards - Actor

  • 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 70 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:25
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Drama, Drawing, Drawing and Painting, Musical Theater, Photography, Playwriting, Studio Art
Music
Jazz Band, Marching Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music and Ensembles
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
French, Spanish, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anime Club, Asian Student Alliance, Black Student Union, French Club, Knights and Ladies, Latin Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (Model UN), Student Government, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
15-17
ELTiS Minimum
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Require Health & Immunization documents to issue acceptance. Grade 12 students will need to provide course descriptions. Application Fee USD 200. Supplemental Forms Before Acceptance: All EDU Health & Immunizations forms. Require Health & Immunization documents to issue acceptance. Grade 12 students will need to provide course descriptions.

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