George W Long High School

  • George W Long High School serves 414 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • George W Long 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

George W Long High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • George W Long High School's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W Long High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W Long High School is 0.19, 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)#132 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
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
2%
8%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
90%
55%
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Diversity Score0.190.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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