Lee High School

2500 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL 35811
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lee High School serves 792 students in grades 9-12.
Lee High 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 ≤5% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lee High School's student population of 792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Lee High 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 Lee High School is 0.51, 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
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1098 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
66%
32%
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White
21%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lee High School's ranking?
Lee High School is ranked #1098 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lee High School?
The graduation rate of Lee High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Lee High School?
792 students attend Lee High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Lee High School students are Black, 21% of students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lee High School?
Lee High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Lee High School offer ?
Lee High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lee High School part of?
Lee High School is part of Huntsville City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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