Ashford High School

  • Ashford High School serves 712 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Ashford High School operates within the Houston County School District.
  • Houston County School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students712 students
Ashford High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ashford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Ashford High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeAshford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Ashford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Ashford High School American Indian Students (1997-1998)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Ashford High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
23%
33%
Ashford High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
73%
56%
Ashford High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Ashford High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAshford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.420.58
Ashford High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
47%
Ashford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Ashford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston County School District's student population of 6,302 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,045 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,100 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameHouston County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed6,3022,879
Houston County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%74%
Houston County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$52 MM$30 MM
Houston County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$52 MM$30 MM
Houston County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,045$10,181
Houston County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,100$10,301
Houston County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AshfordHouston Co Area Vocational CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    P O Box 3005
    AshfordAL 36312
    (334)899-3308
    0.29-12n/a
  • AshfordAshford Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 765 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Barfield St
    AshfordAL 36312
    (334)899-5912
    0.4KG-6765
  • WebbWebb Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 445 students
    5.7 miles
    178 Depot St
    WebbAL 36376
    (334)792-5744
    5.7KG-6445
  • DothanHidden Lake Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 551 students
    6.6 miles
    1475 Prevatt Rd
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)794-1491
    6.6KG-5551
  • Dothan Beverlye Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 502 students
    7.2 miles
    1025 S Beverlye Rd
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)794-1432
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School Reviews

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
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