Colbert Heights High School

6825 Woodmont Dr
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Colbert Heights High School serves 472 students in grades 7-12.
Colbert Heights High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Colbert Heights High School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Colbert Heights 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 Colbert Heights High School is 0.13, 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
#715 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
93%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Colbert Heights High School's ranking?
Colbert Heights High School is ranked #715 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Colbert Heights High School often compared to?
Colbert Heights High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cherokee High School, Colbert County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Colbert Heights High School?
The graduation rate of Colbert Heights High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Colbert Heights High School?
472 students attend Colbert Heights High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Colbert Heights High School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colbert Heights High School?
Colbert Heights High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Colbert Heights High School offer ?
Colbert Heights High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Colbert Heights High School part of?
Colbert Heights High School is part of Colbert County School District.

School Reviews

5   6/30/2010
I am a proud former student and parent of students that are attending CHHS now!!! Teachers and Parents(many graduated at CHHS) care and strive to make the school a better place year after year. You are one big family!! GO CATS!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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