John Essex High School (Closed 2015)

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 17:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-24%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
15-19%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Essex High 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of John Essex High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
99%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John Essex High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Essex High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.020.59
This chart display the diversity score of John Essex High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(12-13)
60-79%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Essex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Essex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarengo County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Essex High School is Demopolis High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Demopolis Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Demopolis Demopolis High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 719 students
    0.4 miles
    701 Hwy 80 W
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-0294
    0.4 9-12 719
  • Demopolis Westside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 519 students
    0.9 miles
    1720 Mauvilla Drive
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-0377
    0.9 PK-2 519
  • Demopolis Demopolis Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
    1.4 miles
    300 E Pettus St
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-4242
    1.4 6-8 528
  • Demopolis Us Jones Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 566 students
    1.8 miles
    715 E Jackson St
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-0426
    1.8 3-5 566
  • Livingston Bellbrown Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    12.0 miles
    111 Mlk Parkway
    Livingston, AL 35470
    (205) 652-9469
    12 10-12 n/a
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