Fayette County High School

202 Tiger Drive
Fayette, AL 35555
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Fayette County High School serves 409 students in grades 9-12.
Fayette County High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Fayette County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Fayette County High School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Fayette County High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fayette County High School is 0.40, 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
#184 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
24%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fayette County High School is Hubbertville School (9.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fayette Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fayette Fayette Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 405 students
    1.1 miles
    418 3rd Ave Ne
    Fayette, AL 35555
    (205) 932-7660
    1.1 5-8 405
  • Fayette Fayette Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 538 students
    1.2 miles
    509 2nd St Ne
    Fayette, AL 35555
    (205) 932-3161
    1.2 PK-4 538
  • Fayette Hubbertville School Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 428 students
    9.9 miles
    7360 County Road 49
    Fayette, AL 35555
    (205) 487-2845
    9.9 PK-12 428
  • Berry Berry Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 294 students
    13.0 miles
    341 School Avenue
    Berry, AL 35546
    (205) 689-4464
    13 PK-6 294
  • Berry Berry High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 256 students
    13.1 miles
    18242 Highway 18 E
    Berry, AL 35546
    (205) 689-4467
    13.1 7-12 256

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