100 Spartan Drive
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pleasant Grove High School serves 760 students in grades 7-12.
Pleasant 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pleasant Grove High School's student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
760 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Grove High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Grove High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1133 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
88%
32%
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White
8%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Students First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   5/13/2017
I am really disappointed in the graduation rate of Pleasant Grove. What exactly is the problem?
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Dock Cleveland

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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