Danville High School

Danville High School serves 354 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Danville High School operates within the Morgan County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 354 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 354 students
Danville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Danville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Danville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Danville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Danville High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
1%
35%
Danville High School Black (1989-2012)
White
96%
58%
Danville High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Danville High School Sch Ethnicity Danville High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.08 0.55
Danville High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
34%
51%
Danville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Danville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,790 students has grown by 1857% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Morgan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 7,790 2,928
Morgan County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 72%
Morgan County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $29 MM
Morgan County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $81 MM $31 MM
Morgan County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $187,214 $9,620
Morgan County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $203,882 $10,180
Morgan County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Speake High School (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Danville Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Danville-neel Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Danville Danville Middle School
    5933 Hwy 36 West
    Danville , AL , 35619
    (256)773-7723
    0.6  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Danville Danville-neel Elementary School
    8688 Danville Rd
    Danville , AL , 35619
    (256)773-7183
    1.1  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Danville Speake High School
    6559 County Rd 81
    Danville , AL , 35619
    (256)974-9201
    6.4  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Hartselle Crestline Elementary School
    600 Crestline Dr Sw
    Hartselle , AL , 35640
    (256)773-9967
    8.3  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hartselle Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Barkley Bridge Elementary School
    2333 Barkley Bridge Rd
    Hartselle , AL , 35640
    (256)773-1931
    8.3  mi  |  406  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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