Fort Payne High School

201 45th St Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Fort Payne High School serves 937 students in grades 9-12.
Fort Payne 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 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fort Payne High School's student population of 937 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students937 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne 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 Testing Rank
#490 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
35%
8%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
57%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Payne City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Payne High School is Valley Head High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Payne Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wills Valley Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Payne Wills Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 783 students
    0.4 miles
    4111 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3201
    0.4 PK-2 783
  • Fort Payne Fort Payne Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 1,057 student
    0.5 miles
    4910 Martin Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-7501
    0.5 5-8 1,057
  • Fort Payne Williams Avenue Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 493 students
    2.8 miles
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-0626
    2.8 3-4 493
  • Valley Head Valley Head High School Math: 41% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 475 students
    6.4 miles
    235 1st Ave
    Valley Head, AL 35989
    (256) 635-6228
    6.4 PK-12 475
  • Mentone Moon Lake School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 65 students
    8.2 miles
    5866 E River Road
    Mentone, AL 35984
    (256) 634-1133
    8.2 K-6 65

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