West Blocton High School

  • West Blocton High School serves 467 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West Blocton High School's student population of 467 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Blocton High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Blocton High School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1217 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.230.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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