Muscle Shoals High School

1900 E Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Muscle Shoals High School serves 874 students in grades 9-12.
Muscle Shoals High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Muscle Shoals High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Muscle Shoals High School's student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Muscle Shoals High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Muscle Shoals High School is 0.43, 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
#136 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.430.59
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscle Shoals City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Muscle Shoals High School is Muscle Shoals Career Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Muscle Shoals Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 675 students
    0.2 miles
    100 Trojan Dr
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2640
    0.2 6-8 675
  • Muscle Shoals Howell Graves Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 264 students
    0.8 miles
    3201 Alabama Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2630
    0.8 PK-K 264
  • Muscle Shoals Highland Park Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 214 students
    1.2 miles
    714 Elmhurst St
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2620
    1.2 1-2 214
  • Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals Career Academy Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.6 miles
    321 Jim Holland Drive
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2660
    1.6 9-12 n/a
  • Muscle Shoals Webster Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 198 students
    1.7 miles
    200 Webster Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2650
    1.7 1-2 198

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