Ashford High School

  • Ashford High School serves 767 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ashford High School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Ashford High School's student population of 767 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ashford High School is ranked within the bottom 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 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ashford High School is 0.40, 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)#850 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
23%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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my child plays football for the junior high and i have not seen such poor coaching in my entire life it seems to me if you are not wealthy or know somebody you do not play the coaches promise these kids they will get to play and they dont they threaen the children if the parents say anything they wont get to play they have a titeend that falls on the ground when the ball is snapped and wont take them out the game must be a coacheS SON all these kids work just as hard as the rest they should be given a chance but it is obvious nobody cares unless you have money
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