Tallassee High School

502 Barnett Blvd
Tallassee, AL 36078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tallassee High School serves 551 students in grades 9-12.
Tallassee 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than 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 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Tallassee High School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Tallassee High School by grade.

School Comparison

Tallassee 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 Tallassee High School is 0.47, 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
#870 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
29%
33%
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White
67%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTallassee City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tallassee High School is Reeltown High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southside Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallassee Southside Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 565 students
    0.7 miles
    901 E B Payne Sr Dr
    Tallassee, AL 36078
    (334) 283-2151
    0.7 5-8 565
  • Tallassee Tallassee Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 696 students
    0.9 miles
    850 Friendship Rd
    Tallassee, AL 36078
    (334) 283-5001
    0.9 PK-4 696
  • Notasulga Reeltown Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 466 students
    7.1 miles
    4085 Al Hwy 120
    Notasulga, AL 36866
    (334) 257-3784
    7.1 PK-6 466
  • Notasulga Reeltown High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 408 students
    7.1 miles
    4090 Al Highway 120
    Notasulga, AL 36866
    (334) 257-1670
    7.1 7-12 408
  • Shorter Dc Wolfe School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 120 students
    9.2 miles
    4450 Cross Keys Rd
    Shorter, AL 36075
    (334) 727-1641
    9.2 K-6 120

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