200 N Commons East
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Deshler High School serves 434 students in grades 9-12.
Deshler 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 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deshler High School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
434 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Deshler 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 Deshler High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#905 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20-24%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
23%
32%
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White
70%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥95%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Deshler High School often compared to?

Deshler High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Muscle Shoals High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Deshler High School?

The graduation rate of Deshler High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 90%.

How many students attend Deshler High School?

434 students attend Deshler High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

70% of Deshler High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Deshler High School?

Deshler High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Deshler High School offer ?

Deshler High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Deshler High School part of?

Deshler High School is part of Tuscumbia City School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 27, 2023 (Monday)

School Reviews

5   3/2/2011
excellent school due to the excellent leadership from principals Jennifer Gray and Bob Black. Great athletic teams, good quality academically,great extracurricular activities/awards/low parent involvement
- Posted by Parent - renmi

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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