Dora High School

330 Glenn C Gant Circle,

Dora, AL, 35062-4412

Tel: (205)648-6863
Grades: 8-12

548 students

Dora High School serves 548 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Dora 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 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 548 students
Dora High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Dora High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dora High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 20:1 15:1
Dora High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Dora High School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
15%
35%
Dora High School Black (1989-2012)
White
83%
58%
Dora High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dora High School Sch Ethnicity Dora 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.
0.29 0.55
Dora 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.
55%
51%
Dora 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.
12%
7%
Dora 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 0% has decreased from 70% over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,307 2,928
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 Sumiton Elementary Middle School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sumiton Elementary Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cordova Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sumiton Sumiton Elementary Middle School
    275 1st St North
    Sumiton , AL , 35148
    (205)648-2390
    0.4  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Dora T S Boyd School
    23 Austin Circle
    Dora , AL , 35062
    (205)648-5912
    2.4  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Dora Bagley Junior High School
    8581 Tate Mill Rd
    Dora , AL , 35062
    (205)379-2500
    4.1  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Sipsey Sipsey Junior High School
    Park St
    Sipsey , AL , 35584
    (205)648-5083
    5.5  mi  |  256  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7666
    6.9  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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