Zora Ellis Junior High School

Zora Ellis Junior High School serves 318 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Zora Ellis Junior High School operates within the Talladega City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 318 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 318 students
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Zora Ellis Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Zora Ellis Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 13:1 16:1
Zora Ellis Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
66%
34%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
33%
57%
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
0.46 0.32
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
77%
52%
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
8%
6%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Talladega City School District's student population of 2,211 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,792 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 $9,787 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Talladega City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 2,211 3,026
Talladega City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $30 MM
Talladega City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $30 MM
Talladega City School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,792 $10,181
Talladega City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,787 $10,301
Talladega City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Alabama School For Blind (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alabama School For Blind (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graham Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • TalladegaGraham Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 313 students
    0.1 miles
    403 Cedar St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5777
    0.1KG-6313
  • TalladegaAlabama School For BlindSpecial Education School
    Grades: KG-12
    0.3 miles
    705 East South St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)761-3259
    0.3KG-12n/a
  • TalladegaNorthside-henderson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6
    0.9 miles
    400 North Spring St
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5858
    0.9PK-6n/a
  • TalladegaEvelyn D Houston Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 436 students
    1 miles
    1310 Ashland Hwy
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5800
    1KG-6436
  • TalladegaTalladega Career Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.1 miles
    110 Piccadilly Circle
    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5688
    1.19-12n/a

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