Piedmont High School

  • Piedmont High School serves 376 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Piedmont High School's student population of 376 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piedmont High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piedmont High School is 0.31, which is less 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#1071 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
82%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.310.34
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePiedmont City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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