Madison County High School

174 Brock Rd
Gurley, AL 35748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Madison County High School serves 537 students in grades 9-12.
Madison County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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 537 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Madison County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Madison County High School is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.420.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Madison County High School is Madison County Alternative School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Central School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Central School Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 745 students
    2.2 miles
    990 Ryland Pike
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4670
    2.2 PK-8 745
  • Gurley Madison County Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 409 students
    4.1 miles
    173 Wood St
    Gurley, AL 35748
    (256) 851-3290
    4.1 PK-8 409
  • Huntsville Riverton Intermediate School Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-6 | 736 students
    4.9 miles
    399 Homer Nance Road
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4640
    4.9 4-6 736
  • Huntsville Mt Carmel Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 562 students
    5.0 miles
    335 Homer Nance Road
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4660
    5 PK-3 562
  • Huntsville Monte Sano Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 243 students
    5.6 miles
    1107 Monte Sano Blvd
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-7300
    5.6 PK-6 243

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