Cordova High School

1 Blue Devil Way,

Cordova, AL, 35550-1103

Tel: (205)483-7404
Grades: 8-12

429 students

Cordova High School serves 429 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Cordova High School operates within the Walker County School District.
The school district's 51% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 429 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 429 students
Cordova High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Cordova High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cordova High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Cordova High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Cordova High School Hispanic (1998-2010)
Black
5%
35%
Cordova High School Black (1989-2012)
White
93%
58%
Cordova High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cordova High School Sch Ethnicity Cordova 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.
0.13 0.31
Cordova 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.
48%
51%
Cordova 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%
Cordova High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,307 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,307 3,032
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 51% 72%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $29 MM
Walker County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $31 MM
Walker County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $9,620
Walker County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,413 $10,180
Walker County 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 Walker Co Alternative School (3.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bankhead Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cordova Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cordova Bankhead Middle School
    110 School Rd
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7245
    0.1  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7666
    0.3  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jasper Walker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6670 Old Birmingham Hwy
    Jasper , AL , 35501
    (205)483-7410
    Alternative School
    3.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Jasper Valley Junior High School
    155 Valley School Rd
    Jasper , AL , 35504
    (205)483-9381
    4.1  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Parrish Parrish High School
    35 Tornado Alley
    Parrish , AL , 35580
    (205)686-7701
    5.4  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Walker County, 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 0.19, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Walker County is Raven School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.