Booker T Washington High School

  • Booker T Washington High School serves 497 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Booker T Washington 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Booker T Washington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Booker T Washington High School's student population of 497 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Booker T Washington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Booker T Washington High School is 0.02, 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#1011 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Booker T Washington High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Booker T Washington High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.020.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Booker T Washington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMacon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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