J U Blacksher School

15933 Hwy 21 S
Uriah, AL 36480
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 713 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, J U Blacksher School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

J U Blacksher School's student population of 713 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
713 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

J U Blacksher School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#714 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J U Blacksher School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J U Blacksher School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of J U Blacksher School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
19%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in J U Blacksher School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
11%
32%
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White
62%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in J U Blacksher School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.57
This chart displays the diversity score of J U Blacksher School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of J U Blacksher School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J U Blacksher School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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 #714 out of 1,285 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?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of J U Blacksher School?
The graduation rate of J U Blacksher School is 70-79%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 88%.
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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