Wetumpka High School

Wetumpka High School serves 1,082 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Wetumpka High School operates within the Elmore County School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 1082 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,082 students
Wetumpka High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wetumpka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Wetumpka High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wetumpka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 19:1 16:1
Wetumpka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Wetumpka High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Wetumpka High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
32%
34%
Wetumpka High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
65%
57%
Wetumpka High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Wetumpka High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wetumpka 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.
0.48 0.32
Wetumpka 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.
38%
52%
Wetumpka 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.
7%
6%
Wetumpka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,571 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,760 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Elmore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
7
Number of Students Managed 11,234 3,026
Elmore County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 74%
Elmore County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $30 MM
Elmore County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $96 MM $30 MM
Elmore County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,571 $10,181
Elmore County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,760 $10,301
Elmore 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 Elmore Co Technical Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wetumpka Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WetumpkaElmore Co Technical Center
    Vocational School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 10-12800 Kellyfitzpatrick Dr
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-1219
    0.310-12n/a
  • WetumpkaWetumpka Intermediate School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 970 students1000 Micanopy St
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-1413
    0.35-8970
  • WetumpkaRedland Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 893 students495 Scholars Dr
    WetumpkaAL 36093
    (334)567-1248
    0.4KG-6893
  • WetumpkaWetumpka Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 967 students510 Micanopy St
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-4323
    0.5PK-4967
  • WetumpkaTutwiler Prison
    Alternative School
    1.8 miles8966 Us Hwy 231 North
    WetumpkaAL 36092
    (334)567-4369
    1.8n/a

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