Ardmore High School

  • Ardmore High School serves 1,049 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 40% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Ardmore High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Ardmore High School's student population of 1,049 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,049 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ardmore High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ardmore High School is 0.10, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#540 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
95%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ardmore High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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