801 Andrew Jackson Street
Brewton, AL 36426
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
W S Neal High School serves 388 students in grades 9-12.
W S Neal 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

W S Neal High School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

W S Neal High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of W S Neal High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#818 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
26%
32%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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