Florence High School

1201 Bradshaw Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Florence High School serves 1,037 students in grades 10-12.
Florence High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Florence High School's student population of 1,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Florence High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Florence High School is 0.62, which is more 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
#429 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
31%
33%
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White
53%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Graduation Rate
95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Florence High School is Florence Freshman Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Florence Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harlan Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    1.0 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2700
    1 PK-4 426
  • Florence Forest Hills School Math: 77% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 853 students
    1.3 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 768-2500
    1.3 PK-4 853
  • Florence Weeden Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 418 students
    1.6 miles
    400 Baldwin Street
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2900
    1.6 K-4 418
  • Florence Florence Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 388 students
    1.7 miles
    1203 Bradshaw Drive
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2400
    1.7 9 388
  • Florence Florence Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 645 students
    1.7 miles
    1603 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-3100
    1.7 7-8 645

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