Deshler High School

200 North Commons East,

Tuscumbia, AL, 35674-1299

Tel: (256)389-2910
Grades: 8-12

431 students

Deshler High School serves 431 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Deshler High School operates within the Tuscumbia City School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 431 students
Deshler High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Deshler High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Deshler High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 14:1 15:1
Deshler High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Deshler High School Asian (1990-1991)
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Deshler High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
28%
35%
Deshler High School Black (1989-2012)
White
70%
58%
Deshler High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Deshler High School Sch Ethnicity Deshler 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.
0.44 0.55
Deshler 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.
35%
51%
Deshler 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.
6%
7%
Deshler High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,530 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Tuscumbia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
7
Number of Students Managed 1,530 2,928
Tuscumbia City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 68% 72%
Tuscumbia City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $29 MM
Tuscumbia City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $31 MM
Tuscumbia City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,424 $9,620
Tuscumbia City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,764 $10,180
Tuscumbia City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Deshler Alternative School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Deshler Alternative School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deshler Alternative School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tuscumbia Deshler Alternative School
    Alternative School
    200 North Commons East
    Tuscumbia , AL , 35674
    (256)389-2910
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Tuscumbia Deshler Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    200 North Commons East
    Tuscumbia , AL , 35674
    (256)389-2910
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Tuscumbia Deshler Middle School
    598 North High St
    Tuscumbia , AL , 35674
    (256)389-2920
    0.2  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Tuscumbia T V Y S D F
    Alternative School
    300 East Seventh St
    Tuscumbia , AL , 35674
    (256)389-2900
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Tuscumbia G W Trenholm Primary School
    601 Joe Wheeler Hwy
    Tuscumbia , AL , 35674
    (256)389-2940
    1.2  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 02, 2011 - excellent school due to the excellent leadership from principals Jennifer Gray and Bob Black. Great athletic teams, good quality academically,great extracurricular activities/awards/low parent involvement - Posted by Parent

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Tuscumbia, AL public schools have a 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. of 0.30, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Tuscumbia is Deshler High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.