Deshler High School

  • Deshler High School serves 482 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Deshler High School operates within the Tuscumbia City School District.
  • Tuscumbia City School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 482 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 482 students
Deshler High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Deshler High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Deshler High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Deshler High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more 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 17:1 18:1
Deshler High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Deshler High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
26%
33%
Deshler High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
73%
56%
Deshler High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Deshler High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.40 0.32
Deshler 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.
35%
47%
Deshler 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.
8%
5%
Deshler High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tuscumbia City School District's student population of 1,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 75% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,747 is higher than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,263 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tuscumbia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 1,551 2,879
Tuscumbia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
Tuscumbia City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $28 MM
Tuscumbia City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $14 MM $29 MM
Tuscumbia City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,747 $9,717
Tuscumbia City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,263 $9,955
Tuscumbia City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • TuscumbiaDeshler Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 4-12
    0 miles
    200 North Commons East
    TuscumbiaAL 35674
    (256)389-2910
    04-12n/a
  • TuscumbiaDeshler Career Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0 miles
    200 N Commons East
    TuscumbiaAL 35674
    (256)389-2910
    09-12n/a
  • TuscumbiaDeshler Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 351 students
    0.2 miles
    598 N High St
    TuscumbiaAL 35674
    (256)389-2920
    0.26-8351
  • TuscumbiaG W Trenholm Primary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 378 students
    1.2 miles
    601 Joe Wheeler Hwy
    TuscumbiaAL 35674
    (256)389-2940
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    Grades: 3-5 | 627 students
    1.2 miles
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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
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