Appalachian School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Appalachian School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 599 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 21%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 13% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Appalachian School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Appalachian School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Appalachian School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#676 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Appalachian School's ranking?
Appalachian School is ranked #676 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Appalachian School?
The graduation rate of Appalachian School is 90%, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 90%.
How many students attend Appalachian School?
599 students attend Appalachian School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Appalachian School students are White, and 21% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Appalachian School?
Appalachian School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Appalachian School offer ?
Appalachian School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Appalachian School part of?
Appalachian School is part of Blount County School District.
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