Elba High School

  • Elba High School serves 294 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elba 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Elba High School's student population of 294 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elba 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elba High School is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#894 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
46%
33%
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White
48%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.59
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElba City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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