Cordova High School

  • Cordova High School serves 536 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Cordova High School operates within the Walker County School District.
  • Walker County School District's 74% graduation rate is equal to the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 536 students has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 536 students
Cordova High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cordova High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Cordova High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Cordova High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Cordova High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Cordova High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
9%
33%
Cordova High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
89%
56%
Cordova High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cordova High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Cordova High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cordova High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.20 0.32
Cordova High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
47%
Cordova 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.
9%
5%
Cordova High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Walker County School District's student population of 7,300 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,630 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,179 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
6
Number of Students Managed 7,300 2,879
Walker County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $28 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $82 MM $29 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,630 $9,721
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,179 $10,229
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    CordovaAL 35550
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