Horseshoe Bend High School

10684 Hwy 22 East,

New Site, AL, 36256

Tel: (256)329-9110
Grades: KG-12

779 students

Horseshoe Bend High School serves 779 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Horseshoe Bend High School operates within the Tallapoosa County School District.

Overview

The student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 779 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has increased by 69% over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
8%
35%
White
88%
58%
Unknown
2%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.22
0.55
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 48%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,005 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Tallapoosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
n/a
Number of Students Managed 3,005
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wadley High School (11.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wadley High School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jim Pearson Elementary School (13 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended November 26, 2007 - Horseshoe Bend is a great school as in academics,sports,enviroment, and dicipline wise. The student dress code is just outragous, I mean you put in the student hand book that you may wear a jacket or a pull over of your choice, and then 3 and a half months later you all decide to change the fact that we can wear a pull over of our choice.Also, my opinion of the dress code is that it changes our individuality and who we are, beside it doesn't effect our course of study and how we learn it's just another thing that you all have to worry about, like (Does all the boys have their shirts tucked in , is everyone within the dress code) and just little things like that, besides if ya'll would worry more about our education than what step you need to take to make sure that the student body dresses the way you all want us to ,I think Horseshoe Bend would be a more better school. Personally, I didn't see anything worrg with the way students were dressing before except the boys were slacking a little and if you ask me Coach Boyd made sure he took good care of that. Please, don't get me worng it's a great school it's just that school is getting a little rediculous than ever before. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 04, 2007 - Horseshoe Bend is a great school. I reccommend this school. And I attend this school. The school is a great school to attend for academics. The sports are good too. The band is good. There is only one problem and that is the dress code. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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