Tharptown High School

Tharptown High School serves 358 students in grades 7-12.
Tharptown 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 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Tharptown High School's student population of 358 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Tharptown 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 Tharptown High School is 0.52, 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
#1106 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
33%
8%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
61%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tharptown High School is Russellville City Career Technical Center (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Russellville Middle School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tharptown Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Russellville Tharptown Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 519 students
    0.1 miles
    145 Highway 80
    Russellville, AL 35654
    (256) 332-3404
    0.1 PK-6 519
  • Russellville Russellville Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 517 students
    6.6 miles
    765 Summit St
    Russellville, AL 35653
    (256) 331-2120
    6.6 6-8 517
  • Russellville Russellville City Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.7 miles
    1865 Waterloo Road
    Russellville, AL 35653
    (256) 331-2110
    6.7 9-12 n/a
  • Russellville Russellville High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 727 students
    6.7 miles
    1865 Waterloo Rd
    Russellville, AL 35653
    (256) 331-2110
    6.7 9-12 727
  • Mount Hope Mount Hope Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 121 students
    7.1 miles
    8455 County Road 23
    Mount Hope, AL 35651
    (256) 905-2472
    7.1 PK-6 121

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