Tanner High School

  • Tanner High School serves 857 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Tanner 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Tanner High School operates within the Limestone County School District.
  • Limestone County School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Alabama state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Tanner High School's student population of 857 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students857 students
Gender %Tanner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Students by GradeTanner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Tanner High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tanner High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Hispanic
32%
7%
Black
25%
33%
White
38%
56%
Two or more races
5%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsTanner High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.33
Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
Tanner High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Tanner High School is Limestone County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Limestone County School District's student population of 8,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 81% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,354 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,179 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLimestone County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    13
    6
    Number of Students Managed8,7892,907
    Limestone County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$84 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$91 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,354$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,179$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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      3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
    5  
    Excellent elementary school. Students have access to music, art, all sports, and extracurricular activities. The elementary hosts 3 academic awards programs every spring to recognize students. They also held graduation for 6th grade moving up to middle school. Parents are involved as they want to be. Harvest Festival is a big fundraiser for PTO.
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    This school is an open school. Anyone can come and go that doesnt attend. There is not adult supervision for the amount of children that attend. They dont listen nor do they return phone calls to the parents in a timely fashion. Do not promote a child if not desirved.
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