Etowah High School

Grades: 6-12

759 students

Etowah High School serves 759 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Etowah High School operates within the Attalla City School District.

Overview

The student population of 759 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 759 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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
Hispanic
5%
5%
Black
15%
34%
White
79%
57%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.35 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.
55%
52%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,776 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Attalla City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
7
Number of Students Managed 1,776 2,979
District Total Revenue $15 MM $29 MM
District Spending $16 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,225 $9,620
District Spending / Student $10,164 $10,180
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 Career Technical Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Etowah Co Alternative School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Etowah Co Alternative School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AttallaCareer Technical Center
    Vocational School
    105 Burke Ave Se
    AttallaAL 35954
    (256)538-3312
    Vocational School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • AttallaEtowah Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    106 Burke Aves.e.
    AttallaAL 35954
    (256)538-8431
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • AttallaStowers Hill Intermediate School
    404 9th Ave West
    AttallaAL 35954
    (256)538-9261
    1.2 mi | 565 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AttallaEtowah Middle School
    429 South 4th St
    AttallaAL 35954
    (256)538-3236
    1.6 mi | 452 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • AttallaIvalee Elementary School
    840 Gallant Rd
    AttallaAL 35954
    (256)538-9781
    3 mi | 250 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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