West Blocton High School

4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway
West Blocton, AL 35184
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Blocton High School serves 387 students in grades 9-12.
West Blocton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Blocton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

West Blocton High School's student population of 387 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

West Blocton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Blocton High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#884 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
8%
32%
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White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Blocton High School's ranking?
West Blocton High School is ranked #884 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are West Blocton High School often compared to?
West Blocton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bibb County High School, Bibb County Career Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of West Blocton High School?
The graduation rate of West Blocton High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend West Blocton High School?
387 students attend West Blocton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of West Blocton High School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Blocton High School?
West Blocton High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does West Blocton High School offer ?
West Blocton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is West Blocton High School part of?
West Blocton High School is part of Bibb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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