East Limestone High School

15641 E Limestone Rd
Athens, AL 35613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
East Limestone High School serves 1,198 students in grades 6-12.
East Limestone High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

East Limestone High School's student population of 1,198 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Rankings

East Limestone High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 East Limestone High School is 0.41, 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
#362 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
17%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Limestone High School is James Clemens High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creekside Primary School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harvest Creekside Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 515 students
    2.1 miles
    16049 Sanderson Road
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 216-8702
    2.1 K-2 515
  • Harvest Creekside Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 1-5 | 521 students
    2.2 miles
    15983 Sanderson Rd
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 233-6452
    2.2 1-5 521
  • Harvest Endeavor Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
    2.8 miles
    1997 Old Railroad Bed Rd
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 851-4620
    2.8 PK-5 663
  • Madison Liberty Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 900 students
    4.5 miles
    281 Dock Murphy Dr
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-0001
    4.5 7-8 900
  • Madison Columbia Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 865 students
    5.0 miles
    667 Balch Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-2751
    5 K-6 865

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