Wacoochee Junior High School

  • Wacoochee Junior High School serves 959 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wacoochee Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wacoochee Junior High School's student population of 959 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students959 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wacoochee Junior High School is ranked within the top 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 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wacoochee Junior High School is 0.42, 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)
36%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
74%
56%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.420.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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