Appalachian  sch

  • Appalachian  sch serves 582 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Appalachian  sch placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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Appalachian  sch places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Appalachian  sch's student population of 582 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Appalachian  sch is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Appalachian  sch is 0.36, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#661 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Appalachian  sch and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Appalachian  sch and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Appalachian  sch and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Appalachian  sch and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
77%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Appalachian  sch.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.360.33
This chart display the diversity score of Appalachian  sch and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Appalachian  sch and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Appalachian  sch and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlount County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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