Madison County High School

174 Brock Rd
Gurley, AL 35748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Madison County High School serves 497 students in grades 9-12.
Madison County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Madison County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Madison County High School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Madison County High School is ranked within the top 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 Madison County High School is 0.49, 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
#403 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
9%
32%
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White
70%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Madison County High School's ranking?
Madison County High School is ranked #403 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Madison County High School often compared to?
Madison County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like New Hope High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Madison County High School?
The graduation rate of Madison County High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Madison County High School?
497 students attend Madison County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Madison County High School students are White, 11% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Madison County High School?
Madison County High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Madison County High School offer ?
Madison County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Madison County High School part of?
Madison County High School is part of Madison County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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