Tanner High School

12060 Sommers Rd

Tanner, AL 35671-3801

Tel: (256)233-6682
Grades: KG-12

873 students

Tanner High School serves 873 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Tanner High School operates within the Limestone County School District.

Overview

The student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 873 students
Tanner High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Tanner High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tanner High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 13:1 15:1
Tanner High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
22%
5%
Tanner High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
31%
35%
Tanner High School Black (1989-2012)
White
46%
58%
Tanner High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tanner High School Sch Ethnicity Tanner 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.
0.65 0.31
Tanner High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
59%
51%
Tanner High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
Tanner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Limestone County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 9,082 3,032
Limestone County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $29 MM
Limestone County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $83 MM $31 MM
Limestone County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,232 $9,620
Limestone County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,553 $10,180
Limestone County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • AthensLimestone Co Area Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    505 East Sanderfer Rd
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6463
    Vocational School

    3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • AthensBrookhill Elementary School
    320 Brookhill Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6603
    3.5 mi | 290 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • AthensAthens Intermediate School
    1916 Us Hwy 72 West
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)230-2880
    4.2 mi | 501 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • AthensAthens Middle School
    601 South Clinton St
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6620
    4.5 mi | 474 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • AthensJulian Newman Elementary School
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6630
    4.7 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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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Did You Know?
Limestone 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 Limestone County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.