Pickens County High School

205 4th Ave Se
Reform, AL 35481
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pickens County High School serves 284 students in grades 5-12.
Pickens County 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (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 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pickens County High School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Pickens County High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pickens County High School is 0.47, 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
#1098 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
68%
32%
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White
26%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Pickens County High School's ranking?
Pickens County High School is ranked #1098 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Pickens County High School often compared to?
Pickens County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gordo High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pickens County High School?
The graduation rate of Pickens County High School is 80%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Pickens County High School?
284 students attend Pickens County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Pickens County High School students are Black, 26% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pickens County High School?
Pickens County High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Pickens County High School offer ?
Pickens County High School offers enrollment in grades 5-12
What school district is Pickens County High School part of?
Pickens County High School is part of Pickens County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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