J U Blacksher School serves 713 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
J U Blacksher School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 713 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Graduation Rate: 80-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 32% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
J U Blacksher School's student population of 713 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
J U Blacksher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of J U Blacksher School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#816 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is J U Blacksher School's ranking?
J U Blacksher School is ranked #816 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are J U Blacksher School often compared to?
J U Blacksher Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Excel High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of J U Blacksher School?
The graduation rate of J U Blacksher School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend J U Blacksher School?
713 students attend J U Blacksher School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of J U Blacksher School students are White, 19% of students are American Indian, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J U Blacksher School?
J U Blacksher School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does J U Blacksher School offer ?
J U Blacksher School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is J U Blacksher School part of?
J U Blacksher School is part of Monroe County School District.
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