Ariton School

  • Ariton School serves 690 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ariton School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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

School Overview

  • Ariton School's student population of 690 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ariton School is ranked within the top 20% 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 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ariton 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)#204 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
11%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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I loved Ariton high it was and still is the best school ever! go cats!
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