Talladega High School

1177 Mcmillan Street East
Talladega, AL 35160
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Talladega High School serves 453 students in grades 9-12.
Talladega 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Talladega High School's student population of 453 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Talladega 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 Talladega High School is 0.44, 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
#1214 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)
≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
71%
32%
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White
24%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Talladega High School's ranking?
Talladega High School is ranked #1214 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
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 ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Talladega High School?
The graduation rate of Talladega High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Talladega High School?
453 students attend Talladega High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Talladega High School students are Black, 24% of students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Talladega High School?
Talladega High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Talladega High School offer ?
Talladega High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Talladega High School part of?
Talladega High School is part of Talladega City School District.

School Reviews

5   11/4/2007
On my behalf Talladega High School is one of the most amazing schools that you can attend. The faculty there is loving and caring. The pricipal (Darren Douthit) is a pricipal who cares about your future and wont give up on nobody. The sports, Band, and other extracurricular activities are also wonderful. Talladega High School has a lot to offer to the City of Talladega. We also have a wonderful Director (Dr. Joanne Horton) she has came and change a lot of things at the high school and has done a lot of school improvments and we gladly thank her fot that.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - xavie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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