Tanner High School

Tanner High School serves 842 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 842 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 842 students
Tanner High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tanner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Tanner High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tanner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Tanner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
25%
5%
Tanner High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
30%
34%
Tanner High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
45%
57%
Tanner High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Tanner High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.32
Tanner High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
70%
52%
Tanner High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Tanner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,584 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,429 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Limestone County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 8,971 3,026
Limestone County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $30 MM
Limestone County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $91 MM $30 MM
Limestone County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,584 $10,181
Limestone County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,429 $10,301
Limestone County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    3 miles | Grades: 10-12505 East Sanderfer Rd
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6463
    310-12n/a
  • AthensBrookhill Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 306 students320 Brookhill Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6603
    3.5KG-4306
  • AthensAthens Intermediate School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 509 students1916 Us Hwy 72 West
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)230-2880
    4.25-6509
  • AthensAthens Middle School
    4.5 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 514 students601 South Clinton St
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6620
    4.57-8514
  • AthensJulian Newman Elementary School
    4.7 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 389 students517 Julian Newman Dr
    AthensAL 35611
    (256)233-6630
    4.7KG-4389

School Reviews

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, 11/11/11
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, 03/28/11

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