Ashford High School

607 Church St
Ashford, AL 36312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ashford High School serves 373 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ashford High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Ashford High School's student population of 373 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ashford High 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 Ashford High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#892 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
27%
32%
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White
66%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ashford High School's ranking?
Ashford High School is ranked #892 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?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ashford High School?
The graduation rate of Ashford High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Ashford High School?
373 students attend Ashford High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Ashford High School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ashford High School?
Ashford High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Ashford High School offer ?
Ashford High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ashford High School part of?
Ashford High School is part of Houston County School District.

School Reviews

1   8/28/2021
2019-2020 9th Grade student.It''s like an animal house. Kids are outside at anytime of day. They are downtown on Broadway Street walking around. Safe from a school shooting; not on my kids life for sure. They also exchange classes outside by the roadside. How can that be safe.
- Posted by Parent - C.D.
2   10/1/2011
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
- Posted by Parent - rickc

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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