West Blocton High School

4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway

West Blocton, AL 35184

Tel: (205)938-9002
Grades 9-12
520 students
West Blocton High School serves 520 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
West Blocton High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
Bibb County School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 520 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 520 students
West Blocton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Blocton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
West Blocton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Blocton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less 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 18:1 16:1
West Blocton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
West Blocton High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
11%
34%
West Blocton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
87%
57%
West Blocton High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.23 0.32
West Blocton High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
51%
52%
West Blocton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
11%
6%
West Blocton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Bibb County School District's student population of 3,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 60% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,369 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,242 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
7
Number of Students Managed 3,448 3,026
Bibb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 74%
Bibb County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $30 MM
Bibb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $37 MM $30 MM
Bibb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,369 $10,181
Bibb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,242 $10,301
Bibb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Bibb County Career/technical Center (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Blocton Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Blocton Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West BloctonWest Blocton Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 499 students
    0 miles
    4721 Truman Aldrich Parkway
    West BloctonAL 35184
    (205)938-2451
    05-8499
  • West BloctonWest Blocton Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 262 students
    0.7 miles
    828 Cahaba River Dr
    West BloctonAL 35184
    (205)938-9005
    0.7KG-4262
  • West BloctonBibb County Career/technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    4.4 miles
    17191 Hwy 5
    West BloctonAL 35184
    (205)938-7434
    4.49-12n/a
  • Green PondTri-will/porta-cras School

    4.6 miles
    65 Enterprise Loop
    Green PondAL 35074
    (205)938-7855
    4.6n/an/a
  • WoodstockWoodstock Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 332 students
    6.3 miles
    19456 Eastern Valley Rd
    WoodstockAL 35188
    (205)938-2028
    6.3KG-4332

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