Wacoochee Junior High School

1100 Lee Road 298

Salem, AL 36874
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (334)745-3062
  • Wacoochee Junior High School serves 959 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Wacoochee Junior High School operates within the Lee County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 959 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students959 students
Gender %Wacoochee Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Students by GradeWacoochee Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
19%
33%
White
74%
56%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsWacoochee Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%

District Comparison

  • Lee County School District's student population of 9,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,606 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,865 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameLee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed9,7712,907
Lee County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$94 MM$30 MM
Lee County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$106 MM$30 MM
Lee County School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,606$10,349
Lee County School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,865$10,471
Lee County School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem Wacoochee Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 542 students
    0.1 miles
    125 Lee Road 254
    Salem, AL 36874
    (334)664-4072
    0.1 PK-6 542
  • Smiths Station Smiths Station Primary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 949 students
    7.3 miles
    150 Lee Road 295
    Smiths Station, AL 36877
    (334)298-6089
    7.3 PK-6 949
  • Valley Beulah Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 711 students
    8.1 miles
    4747 Lee Road 270
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334)745-5028
    8.1 PK-6 711
  • Valley Beulah High School Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 564 students
    8.1 miles
    4848 Lee Road 270
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334)745-5010
    8.1 7-12 564
  • Smiths Station Smith Station Freshman Center Charter School
    Grades: 9 | 502 students
    8.2 miles
    1150 Lee Road 298
    Smiths Station, AL 36877
    (334)664-4063
    8.2 9 502

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Alabama public schools have a diversity score of 0.33, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Alabama is Decatur City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.