Colbert County High School

2200 High School St
Leighton, AL 35646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Colbert County High School serves 389 students in grades 7-12.
Colbert County 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Colbert County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Colbert County High School's student population of 389 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Colbert County 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 diversity score of Colbert County High School is 0.54, 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 Testing Rank
#975 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
29%
33%
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White
61%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColbert County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Colbert County High School is Muscle Shoals Career Academy (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Muscle Shoals Middle School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leighton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Leighton Leighton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    0.5 miles
    8100 Old Highway 20
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-8351
    0.5 PK-6 346
  • Leighton Hatton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
    4.8 miles
    2130 Hatton School Rd
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-5679
    4.8 PK-6 274
  • Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals Career Academy Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.5 miles
    321 Jim Holland Drive
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2660
    6.5 9-12 n/a
  • Town Creek Hazlewood Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 243 students
    6.7 miles
    334 Hazelwood St
    Town Creek, AL 35672
    (256) 685-4020
    6.7 K-6 243
  • Muscle Shoals Howell Graves Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 264 students
    6.9 miles
    3201 Alabama Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2630
    6.9 PK-K 264

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