Fruitdale High School

Tel: (251)827-6655
Grades: KG-12

421 students

Fruitdale High School serves 421 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Fruitdale High School operates within the Washington County School District.

Overview

The student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 421 students
Fruitdale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Fruitdale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fruitdale High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 15:1
Fruitdale High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
Fruitdale High School American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Fruitdale High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
22%
35%
Fruitdale High School Black (1989-2012)
White
72%
58%
Fruitdale High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.70
Fruitdale 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%
Fruitdale 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.
14%
7%
Fruitdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 3,314 3,032
Washington County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $29 MM
District Spending $32 MM $31 MM
Washington County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,306 $9,620
Washington County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,147 $10,180
Washington 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 Washington Co High School (8.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Co High School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chatom Elementary School (8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chatom Chatom Elementary School
    Ray Coaker Rd
    Chatom , AL , 36518
    (251)847-2946
    8  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Chatom Washington Co High School
    Hwy 56
    Chatom , AL , 36518
    (251)847-2851
    8.9  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Chatom Washington Co Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Hwy 56
    Chatom , AL , 36518
    (251)847-2040
    Vocational School
    8.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Buckatunna Buckatunna Elementary School
    11 Mt. Zion Rd
    Buckatunna , MS , 39322
    (601)648-2501
    13.8  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Millry Millry High School
    J Wood Rd
    Millry , AL , 36558
    (251)846-2987
    17.9  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Alabama 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Alabama is Autauga County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.