Wenonah High School

2800 Wilson Rd Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wenonah High School serves 736 students in grades 9-12.
Wenonah 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 ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wenonah High School's student population of 736 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Wenonah 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 Wenonah High School is 0.08, 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
#1263 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wenonah High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.080.59
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wenonah High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wenonah High School is Midfield Area Vocational Department (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jones Valley Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Jones Valley Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 373 students
    0.5 miles
    2000 31st Street Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205) 231-1040
    0.5 6-8 373
  • Birmingham Green Acres Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
    1.3 miles
    1220 67th Street West
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 313-1370
    1.3 6-8 372
  • Birmingham Midfield Area Vocational Department Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.5 miles
    1600 High School Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205) 923-2833
    1.5 9-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Midfield High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 337 students
    1.5 miles
    1600 High School Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 923-2834
    1.5 9-12 337
  • Birmingham Arrington Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 309 students
    1.6 miles
    2101 Jefferson Ave Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-1130
    1.6 6-8 309

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