Tanner High School

12060 Sommers Rd

Tanner, AL 35671-3801

Grades: KG-12

830 students

Tanner High School serves 830 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Tanner High School operates within the Limestone County School District.

Overview

The student population of 830 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 830 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 12:1 15:1
Hispanic
23%
5%
Black
30%
34%
White
47%
57%
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.
0.64 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.
64%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,109 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,232 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,553 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Limestone County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 9,109 2,979
District Total Revenue $80 MM $29 MM
District Spending $83 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,232 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,553 $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 Limestone Co Area Vocational Technical High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Athens Intermediate School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookhill Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AthensLimestone Co Area Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    505 East Sanderfer Rd
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6463
    Vocational School

    3 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • AthensBrookhill Elementary School
    320 Brookhill Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6603
    3.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 291 students                      
  • AthensAthens Intermediate School
    1916 Us Hwy 72 West
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)230-2880
    4.2 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 515 students                      
  • AthensAthens Middle School
    601 South Clinton St
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6620
    4.5 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 498 students                      
  • AthensJulian Newman Elementary School
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6630
    4.7 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 373 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 11, 2011 - Excellent elementary school. Students have access to music, art, all sports, and extracurricular activities. The elementary hosts 3 academic awards programs every spring to recognize students. They also held graduation for 6th grade moving up to middle school. Parents are involved as they want to be. Harvest Festival is a big fundraiser for PTO. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 28, 2011 - This school is an open school. Anyone can come and go that doesnt attend. There is not adult supervision for the amount of children that attend. They dont listen nor do they return phone calls to the parents in a timely fashion. Do not promote a child if not desirved. - Posted by Parent

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