Jemison High School

25195 Us Hwy 31

Jemison, AL 35085-4409

Tel: (205)280-4860
Grades: 8-12

764 students

Jemison High School serves 764 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Jemison High School operates within the Chilton County School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 764 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 764 students
Jemison High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Jemison High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jemison High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Jemison High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
13%
5%
Jemison High School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
11%
34%
Jemison High School Black (1989-2013)
White
76%
57%
Jemison High School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Jemison High School Sch Ethnicity Jemison 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.
0.40 0.31
Jemison High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
51%
52%
Jemison 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%
Jemison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 7,663 3,045
Chilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 73% 72%
Chilton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $65 MM n/a
District Spending $67 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $8,511 $0
Chilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,817 $0
Chilton 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 Thorsby High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jemison Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jemison Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JemisonJemison Middle School
    25125 Us Hwy 31
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4840
    0 mi | 544 students | Gr. 5-9                      
  • JemisonJemison Elementary School
    1495 County Rd 44
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4820
    1.5 mi | 914 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ThorsbyThorsby High School
    54 Opportunity Dr
    ThorsbyAL 35171
    (205)280-4880
    3.9 mi | 854 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • CaleraCalera Intermediate School
    8454 Hwy 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6500
    9.3 mi | 412 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • MaplesvilleIsabella High School
    11338 County Rd 15
    MaplesvilleAL 36750
    (205)280-2770
    9.5 mi | 672 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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