Zora Ellis Junior High School

Tel: (256)315-5700
Grades: 7-11

343 students

Zora Ellis Junior High School serves 343 students in grades 7-11.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Zora Ellis Junior High School operates within the Talladega City School District.

Overview

The student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-11
Total Students 343 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
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 0.47 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
1%
5%
Black
65%
34%
White
34%
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.
0.47 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.
77%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Talladega City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 2,542 2,979
District Total Revenue $25 MM $29 MM
District Spending $26 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,743 $9,620
District Spending / Student $10,280 $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 Alabama School For Blind (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alabama School For Blind (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graham Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TalladegaGraham Elementary School
    403 Cedar St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5777
    0.1 mi | 312 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • TalladegaAlabama School For Blind
    Special Education School
    705 East South St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)761-3259
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • TalladegaNorthside-henderson Elementary School
    400 North Spring St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5858
    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • TalladegaEvelyn D Houston Elementary School
    1310 Ashland Hwy
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5800
    1 mi | 457 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • TalladegaTalladega Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    110 Piccadilly Circle
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5688
    Vocational School

    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8-12                      

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