George W Long High School

  • George W Long High School serves 420 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • George W Long High School's student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W Long High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W Long High School is 0.17, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#147 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Diversity Score0.170.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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