Dora High School

330 Glenn C Gant Circle

Dora, AL 35062-4412

Tel: (205)648-6863
Grades 9-12
511 students
Dora High School serves 511 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Dora High School operates within the Walker County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is equal to the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 511 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 511 students
Dora High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dora High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Dora High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dora High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Dora High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
15%
34%
Dora High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
85%
57%
Dora High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dora High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.26 0.32
Dora High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Dora High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Dora High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,073 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,564 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,213 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,073 3,026
Walker County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $86 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,564 $10,181
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,213 $10,301
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cordova High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bankhead Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sumiton Elementary Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SumitonSumiton Elementary Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 833 students275 1st St North
    SumitonAL 35148
    (205)648-2390
    0.4KG-8833
  • DoraT S Boyd School
    2.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 230 students23 Austin Circle
    DoraAL 35062
    (205)648-5912
    2.4PK-8230
  • DoraBagley Junior High School
    2 Negative Reviews
    4.1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 548 students8581 Tate Mill Rd
    DoraAL 35062
    (205)379-2500
    4.1KG-8548
  • SipseySipsey Junior High School
    5.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 273 students324 Park Rd
    SipseyAL 35584
    (205)648-5083
    5.5PK-8273
  • CordovaCordova Elementary School
    6.9 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 383 students35 North St
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7666
    6.9PK-4383

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