Dallas County High School

335 5th Ave
Plantersville, AL 36758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dallas County High School serves 492 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

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

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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dallas County High School is 0.48, 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
#1087 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
62%
33%
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White
37%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dallas County High School is Maplesville High School (10.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Je Terry Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plantersville Je Terry Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    70 Academy St
    Plantersville, AL 36758
    (334) 366-2838
    0.7 PK-6 136
  • Maplesville Maplesville High School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 410 students
    10.5 miles
    1256 Al Highway 139
    Maplesville, AL 36750
    (205) 280-4904
    10.5 K-12 410
  • Selma Valley Grande Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 501 students
    11.5 miles
    2765 Dallas County Road 81
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 872-7661
    11.5 PK-6 501
  • Selma William R Martin Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 271 students
    11.8 miles
    2863 County Road 81
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 872-6417
    11.8 7-8 271
  • Billingsley Billingsley High School Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 631 students
    13.3 miles
    2446 County Road 77
    Billingsley, AL 36006
    (205) 755-1629
    13.3 K-12 631

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