Slocomb High School

Esto Hwy
Slocomb, AL 36375
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Slocomb High School serves 372 students in grades 9-12.
Slocomb High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Slocomb High School's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Slocomb 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 Slocomb High School is 0.37, 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
#683 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.370.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeneva County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Slocomb High School is Geneva County High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Slocomb Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Slocomb Slocomb Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 280 students
    0.0 miles
    591 South County Road 9
    Slocomb, AL 36375
    (334) 886-2008
    0 6-8 280
  • Slocomb Slocomb Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    0.4 miles
    108 S Hemby Street
    Slocomb, AL 36375
    (334) 886-2132
    0.4 PK-5 578
  • Hartford Geneva County Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    5.8 miles
    819 S 6th Ave
    Hartford, AL 36344
    (334) 588-2923
    5.8 PK-5 401
  • Hartford Geneva County High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 227 students
    5.9 miles
    301 Lily St
    Hartford, AL 36344
    (334) 588-2943
    5.9 9-12 227
  • Hartford Geneva County Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 194 students
    5.9 miles
    301 Lily St
    Hartford, AL 36344
    (334) 588-2943
    5.9 6-8 194

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