Dallas County High School

  • Dallas County High School serves 492 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dallas 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Dallas County High School's student population of 492 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students492 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dallas County High School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dallas County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dallas County High School is 0.47, 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 (16-17)#1177 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
63%
33%
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White
37%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dallas County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dallas County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.470.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dallas County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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