West Morgan High School

West Morgan High School serves 372 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
West Morgan 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 372 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 372 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
16%
5%
Black
8%
34%
White
76%
57%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.39 0.31
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.
36%
52%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,757 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,602 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,457 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Morgan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 7,757 2,979
Graduation Rate 70% 72%
District Total Revenue $75 MM $29 MM
District Spending $81 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,602 $9,620
District Spending / Student $10,457 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Morgan Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Morgan Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TrinityWest Morgan Middle School
    261 South Greenway Dr
    TrinityAL 35673
    (256)353-5314
    0 mi | Gr. 5-9 | 403 students                      
  • TrinityWest Morgan Elementary School
    571 Old Hwy 24
    TrinityAL 35673
    (256)350-8818
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 558 students                      
  • DecaturJulian Harris Elementary School
    1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
    DecaturAL 35603
    (256)552-3096
    2.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 445 students                      
  • DecaturWoodmeade Elementary School
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3023
    3.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 318 students                      
  • DecaturCedar Ridge Middle School
    2715 Danville Rd Sw
    DecaturAL 35603
    (256)552-4622
    3.9 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 825 students                      

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