Verbena High School

202 County Rd 510,

Verbena, AL, 36091-0128

Tel: (205)280-2820
Grades: KG-12

552 students

Verbena High School serves 552 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Verbena High School operates within the Chilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 552 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
12%
35%
White
78%
58%
Unknown
8%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.37
0.55
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 66%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,739 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
n/a
Number of Students Managed 7,739
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marbury School (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Marbury Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clanton Elementary School (8.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended January 24, 2014 - i AM A 1949 GRADUATE...YES, 1949. VERBENA WAS AN EXCELLENT SCHOOL THEN, AS I SEE IT STILL IS, AND MY TIME AT VERBENA MADE COLLEGE SO EASY FOR ME. OUR TEACHERS WERE SO VERY INTERESTED IN MAKING US WELL ROUNDED INDIVIDUALS, AS WELL AS EDUCATED IN THE BOOKS. I AM SO THANKFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO TO THE BEST SCHOOL IN ALABAMA. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - Verbena is an excellent school with great teachers who genuinely care about their students. In my opinion it is one of the top schools in chilton county based on the quality of teachers. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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