James Clemens High School

11306 County Line Road
Madison, AL 35756
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
James Clemens High School serves 1,911 students in grades 9-12.
James Clemens High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

James Clemens High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

James Clemens High School's student population of 1,911 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,911 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Rankings

James Clemens High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Clemens 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
#65 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
63%
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%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Clemens High School is Bob Jones High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Heritage Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 912 students
    1.1 miles
    11775 County Line Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-2075
    1.1 K-6 912
  • Madison Mill Creek Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 961 students
    1.1 miles
    847 Mill Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 774-4690
    1.1 PK-6 961
  • Madison Liberty Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 900 students
    2.0 miles
    281 Dock Murphy Dr
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-0001
    2 7-8 900
  • Madison Columbia Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 865 students
    2.4 miles
    667 Balch Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-2751
    2.4 K-6 865
  • Madison Madison Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 604 students
    2.4 miles
    17 College St
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-9255
    2.4 K-6 604

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