Zora Ellis Junior High School

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 declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-11
Total Students 343 students
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Zora Ellis Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same 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
Zora Ellis Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
65%
34%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
34%
57%
Zora Ellis Junior High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Zora Ellis Junior 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.
0.47 0.31
Zora Ellis Junior High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,743 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,280 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name Talladega City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 2,542 2,979
Talladega City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $29 MM
Talladega City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $31 MM
Talladega City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,743 $9,620
Talladega City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,280 $10,180
Talladega City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Grades Students
  • TalladegaGraham Elementary School
    403 Cedar St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5777
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 312 students                      
  • TalladegaAlabama School For Blind
    Special Education School
    705 East South St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)761-3259
    Special Education School

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

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

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