Appalachian School

  • Appalachian School serves 563 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Appalachian School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Appalachian School's student population of 563 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students563 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Appalachian School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Appalachian School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Appalachian School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#583 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Appalachian School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Appalachian School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Appalachian School 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 School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Appalachian School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Appalachian School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
78%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Appalachian School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Appalachian School 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 Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Appalachian School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.350.59
This chart display the diversity score of Appalachian School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Appalachian School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Appalachian School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Appalachian School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlount County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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