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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Tanner High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students857 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tanner High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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)
Overall School Rank
46%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
32%
7%
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Black
25%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tanner High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
38%
56%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tanner High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.700.33
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tanner High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
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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