West Blocton High School

4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway,

West Blocton, AL, 35184

Tel: (205)938-9002
Grades: 8-12

478 students

West Blocton High School serves 478 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
West Blocton High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 478 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 478 students
West Blocton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
West Blocton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Blocton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 17:1 15:1
West Blocton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
West Blocton High School Asian (1989-2011)
Hispanic
2%
5%
West Blocton High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
11%
35%
West Blocton High School Black (1989-2012)
White
85%
58%
West Blocton High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Blocton High School Sch Ethnicity West Blocton 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.
0.27 0.70
West Blocton 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.
47%
51%
West Blocton 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.
11%
7%
West Blocton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
7
Number of Students Managed 3,539 2,928
Bibb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 72%
Bibb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM n/a
Bibb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM n/a
Bibb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,370 $0
Bibb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,566 $0
Bibb 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 Bibb County Career/technical Center (4.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Blocton Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Blocton Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Blocton West Blocton Middle School
    4721 Truman Aldrich Parkway
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-2451
    0  mi  |  555  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • West Blocton West Blocton Elementary School
    828 Cahaba River Dr
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-9005
    0.7  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • West Blocton Bibb County Career/technical Center
    Vocational School
    17191 Hwy 5
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-7434
    Vocational School
    4.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Woodstock Tri-will/porta-cras School
    65 Enterprise Loop
    Woodstock , AL , 35188
    (205)938-7855
    4.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Woodstock Woodstock Elementary School
    19456 Eastern Valley Rd
    Woodstock , AL , 35188
    (205)938-2028
    6.3  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Bibb 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 0.37, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Bibb County is Bibb County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.