Bb Comer Memorial High School

  • Bb Comer Memorial High School serves 456 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bb Comer Memorial 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bb Comer Memorial High School's student population of 456 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bb Comer Memorial High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bb Comer Memorial High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1037 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
31%
34%
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White
68%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bb Comer Memorial High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.450.33
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTalladega County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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