Locust Fork High School

Tel: (205)681-7846
Grades: 7-12

632 students

Locust Fork High School serves 632 students in grades 7-12.
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 Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Locust Fork High School operates within the Blount County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 632 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 632 students
Locust Fork High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Locust Fork High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Locust Fork 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
Locust Fork High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Locust Fork High School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
1%
34%
Locust Fork High School Black (2006-2013)
White
93%
57%
Locust Fork High School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Locust Fork High School Sch Ethnicity Locust Fork 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
Locust Fork High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
36%
52%
Locust Fork High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Locust Fork High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Blount County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
7
Number of Students Managed 8,341 3,032
Blount County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 74% 72%
Blount County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $29 MM
District Spending $68 MM $31 MM
Blount County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,884 $9,620
Blount County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,075 $10,180
Blount County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oneonta High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Allgood Alternative School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Locust Fork Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Locust ForkLocust Fork Elementary School
    155 School Rd
    Locust ForkAL 35097
    (205)681-9512
    0 mi | 540 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OneontaOneonta Elementary School
    27605 State Hwy 75
    OneontaAL 35121
    (205)625-4108
    4.7 mi | 800 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OneontaOneonta High School
    27605 State Hwy 75
    OneontaAL 35121
    (205)625-3801
    4.7 mi | 665 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • OneontaAllgood Alternative School
    Alternative School
    45 Community Rd
    OneontaAL 35121
    (205)274-9865
    Alternative School

    6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • ClevelandCleveland High School
    71 High School St
    ClevelandAL 35049
    (205)274-9915
    6.4 mi | 429 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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