Zora Ellis Junior High School

Tel: (256)315-5700
Grades: 7-12

324 students

Zora Ellis Junior High School serves 324 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Zora Ellis Junior High School operates within the Talladega City School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 324 students
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Zora Ellis Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 17:1 15:1
Zora Ellis Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
66%
35%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black (1989-2012)
White
31%
58%
Zora Ellis Junior High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Zora Ellis Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Zora Ellis Junior 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.
0.47 0.55
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
78%
51%
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
8%
7%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,568 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Talladega City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 2,568 2,928
Talladega City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 61% 72%
Talladega City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $29 MM
Talladega City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $31 MM
Talladega City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,743 $9,620
District Spending / Student $10,280 $10,180
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 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
  • Talladega Graham Elementary School
    403 Cedar St
    Talladega , AL , 35160
    (256)315-5777
    0.1  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Talladega Alabama School For Blind
    Special Education School
    705 East South St
    Talladega , AL , 35160
    (256)761-3259
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Talladega Northside-henderson Elementary School
    400 North Spring St
    Talladega , AL , 35160
    (256)315-5858
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Talladega Evelyn D Houston Elementary School
    1310 Ashland Hwy
    Talladega , AL , 35160
    (256)315-5800
    1  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Talladega Talladega Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    110 Piccadilly Circle
    Talladega , AL , 35160
    (256)315-5688
    Vocational School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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