Dale Co High School

  • Dale Co High School serves 481 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Dale Co High School's student population of 481 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students481 students
This chart display total students of Dale Co High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Dale Co High School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dale Co High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dale Co High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dale Co High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dale Co High School is 0.41, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1150 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dale Co High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dale Co High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dale Co High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dale Co High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dale Co High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dale Co High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dale Co High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dale Co High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dale Co High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dale Co High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.410.59
This chart display the diversity score of Dale Co High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Dale Co High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dale Co High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dale Co High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Dale Co High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.