Oak Grove High School

9494 Oak Grove Pkwy
Bessemer, AL 35023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 (3 reviews)
Oak Grove High School serves 786 students in grades 6-12.
Oak Grove 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Oak Grove High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Oak Grove High School's student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Oak Grove High School is 0.10, 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
#896 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
33%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
3%
33%
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White
95%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.59
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
≥95%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oak Grove High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Oak Grove High School is Jefferson County Couns And Learning Ctrwest (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bessemer Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    0.2 miles
    9000 Tiger Cub Trail
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-2450
    0.2 PK-5 523
  • Bessemer Concord Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 283 students
    6.9 miles
    1886 Learning Lane
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-3150
    6.9 K-5 283
  • Bessemer Jefferson County Couns And Learning Ctrwest Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    9.5 miles
    131 Dabbs Avenue
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4130
    9.5 K-12 n/a
  • Bessemer Hueytown High School Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,127 student
    9.7 miles
    4881 15th Street Road
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4150
    9.7 9-12 1,127
  • Bessemer Hueytown Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 936 students
    9.8 miles
    112 Forest Rd
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4100
    9.8 PK-5 936

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I loved this school and my children now go to it my thoughts return still cheating the red and white Go Tigers!
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5  
I graduated from OG in 2000. I did not play sports, band, or anything else. Just did well in academics and was a shy person. However, i did fit in and loved this school. Even, begged my parents to never move until i graduted :-). I think the teachers were very involved especially if a student needed help. I liked the community as well. Didnt have many worries there.
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2  
If you were not born here, you will not fit in to well, unless your child is extremely good at sports!
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