East Limestone High School

  • East Limestone High School serves 1,222 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 40% (which is higher than 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 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

East Limestone High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • East Limestone High School's student population of 1,222 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Limestone High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Limestone High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#545 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
16%
33%
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White
79%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Limestone High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.350.34
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Limestone 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 NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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