Lee High School

  • Lee High School serves 1,514 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Lee High School's student population of 1,514 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lee High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lee High School is 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1239 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
83%
33%
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White
9%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lee High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.300.59
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Graduation Rate
72%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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The quality of all programs, teachers, and facilities at Lee High was very simply the best of the best. I attended Lee beginning the first year it was open. I finished the 8th grade at Capital Heights the year before Lee opened. I was in Johnny Long's initial band at Lee and earned First Chair All State Band during my second year. To say that I have great memories of my relationship with Johnny Long would be a major understatement. He was simply the best of the best. I went to Tulane University in New Orleans when I graduated from Lee. Lee High had done wonderful preparation work on me as a student and I continue to be very grateful to all the Lee teachers I was lucky enough to have. Many Thanks, H. Stovall Kendrick, III
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