Pickens Co High School

  • Pickens Co High School serves 266 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Pickens Co High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Pickens Co High School's student population of 266 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pickens Co High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pickens Co High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#986 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
69%
33%
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White
30%
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 Pickens Co High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.440.34
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • Reform Reform Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 290 students
    0.1 miles
    815 7th Ave Sw
    Reform, AL 35481
    (205)375-6351
    0.1 K-6 290
  • Gordo Gordo Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 651 students
    7.3 miles
    535 4th St Nw
    Gordo, AL 35466
    (205)364-8480
    7.3 K-6 651
  • Gordo Gordo High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 550 students
    7.3 miles
    630 4th St Nw
    Gordo, AL 35466
    (205)364-7353
    7.3 7-12 550
  • Carrollton Ladow Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    12.1 miles
    377 Ladow Center Cir
    Carrollton, AL 35447
    (205)367-8195
    12.1 10-12 n/a
  • Millport South Lamar School
    Grades: PK-12 | 555 students
    12.9 miles
    300 Sls Road
    Millport, AL 35576
    (205)662-4411
    12.9 PK-12 555

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