Parrish High School

35 Tornado Alley

Parrish, AL 35580-5001

Tel: (205)686-7701
Grades 7-12
238 students
Parrish High School serves 238 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Parrish High School operates within the Walker County School District.
Walker County School District's 74% graduation rate is equal to the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 238 students
Parrish High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Parrish High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Parrish High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Parrish High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 11:1 16:1
Parrish High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
15%
34%
Parrish High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
57%
Parrish High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Parrish High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.31 0.32
Parrish High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
56%
52%
Parrish High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
13%
6%
Parrish High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Walker County School District's student population of 8,073 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 70% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,564 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,564 $10,181
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,213 $10,301
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bankhead Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parrish Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParrishParrish Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 245 students
    0.9 miles
    95 Engel St
    ParrishAL 35580
    (205)686-5061
    0.9PK-6245
  • CordovaBankhead Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 310 students
    5.4 miles
    110 School Rd
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7245
    5.45-8310
  • CordovaCordova High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 486 students
    5.4 miles
    183 School Rd
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7404
    5.49-12486
  • CordovaCordova Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 383 students
    5.7 miles
    35 North St
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7666
    5.7PK-4383
  • OakmanOakman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 648 students
    7 miles
    142 School St
    OakmanAL 35579
    (205)622-3611
    7PK-8648

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
November 09, 2016
Starting school can be a scary and overwhelming situation for any child, but children with autism experience unique challenges. Keep reading to learn what those challenges may be and to receive some tips for dealing with them appropriately.
November 09, 2016
For some students, attending college immediately after high school is not the right choice. Keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of this decision and to learn about some alternative options.
November 08, 2016
Homework has become deeply ingrained in the U.S. educational system, but how much homework is too much and how can you create a healthy environment for your child to do schoolwork at home?
School Clothing

School Mascot: Tornadoes

School Colors: