Wetumpka High School

Wetumpka High School serves 1,130 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Wetumpka High School operates within the Elmore County School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,130 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade Wetumpka High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 21:1 15:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Black
31%
35%
White
63%
58%
All Ethnic Groups Wetumpka High School Sch Ethnicity Wetumpka 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.
0.51 0.31
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.
32%
51%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,359 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Elmore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
7
Number of Students Managed 12,359 3,032
Graduation Rate 73% 72%
Elmore County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $29 MM
Elmore County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM $31 MM
Elmore County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,700 $9,620
Elmore County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,922 $10,180
Elmore 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 Wetumpka Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wetumpka Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wetumpka Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WetumpkaWetumpka Intermediate School
    1000 Micanopy St
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-1413
    0.3 mi | 929 students | Gr. 4-10                      
  • WetumpkaElmore Co Technical Center
    Vocational School
    800 Kellyfitzpatrick Dr
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-1219
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • WetumpkaRedland Elementary School
    495 Scholars Dr
    WetumpkaAL 36093
    (334)567-1248
    0.4 mi | 877 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • WetumpkaWetumpka Elementary School
    510 Micanopy St
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-4323
    0.5 mi | 942 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • WetumpkaTutwiler Prison
    Alternative School
    8966 Us Hwy 231 North
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-4369
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Elmore 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 higher than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Elmore County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.