Florence High School

  • Florence High School serves 1,031 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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 1,031 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,031 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Florence High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florence High School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#158 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
32%
33%
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White
54%
55%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Florence High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.600.59
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Graduation Rate
98%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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