John Essex High School served 129 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 15-19% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 42%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(13-14)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(13-14)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of John Essex High School?
The graduation rate of John Essex High School is 60-79%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 81%.
How many students attend John Essex High School?
129 students attend John Essex High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of John Essex High School students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John Essex High School?
John Essex High School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does John Essex High School offer ?
John Essex High School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is John Essex High School part of?
John Essex High School is part of Marengo County School District.
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