Wilcox Central High School

Wilcox Central High School serves 534 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Wilcox Central High School operates within the Wilcox County School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 534 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 534 students
Wilcox Central High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Wilcox Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Wilcox Central High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Wilcox Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 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 15:1 16:1
Wilcox Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Black
100%
34%
Wilcox Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wilcox Central 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.
n/a 0.32
Wilcox Central High School Diversity Score (1997-2010)
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.
99%
52%
Wilcox Central 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.
n/a
6%
Wilcox Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,871 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,591 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,932 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Wilcox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
7
Number of Students Managed 1,871 3,026
Wilcox County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Wilcox County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $30 MM
Wilcox County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $23 MM $30 MM
Wilcox County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,591 $10,181
Wilcox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,932 $10,301
Wilcox 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 Wilcox Co Alternative School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camden School Of Arts & Technical (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Je Hobbs Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CamdenCamden School Of Arts & Technical
    2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 324 students303 Broad St
    CamdenAL 36726
    (334)682-4514
    27-8324
  • CamdenJe Hobbs Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 550 students30 Claiborne St
    CamdenAL 36726
    (334)682-9310
    2.7PK-6550
  • CamdenWilcox Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    2.7 miles | Grades: 6-1230 Claiborne St
    CamdenAL 36726
    (334)682-5074
    2.76-12n/a
  • AlbertaAbc Elementary School
    13.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 169 students3000 County Rd 29
    AlbertaAL 36720
    (334)573-2550
    13.8PK-6169
  • Pine HillF S Ervin Elementary School
    16 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 294 students500 Leroy Randolph Rd
    Pine HillAL 36769
    (334)963-4702
    16PK-6294

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