West End High School

4515 Elm St
Walnut Grove, AL 35990
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West End High School serves 383 students in grades 7-12.
West End 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West End High School's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

West End 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 End High School is 0.22, 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
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
1%
32%
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White
88%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 End High School's ranking?
West End High School is ranked #1007 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are West End High School often compared to?
West End High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Southside High School, Fyffe High School, Rainbow Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of West End High School?
The graduation rate of West End High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend West End High School?
383 students attend West End High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of West End High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West End High School?
West End High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does West End High School offer ?
West End High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is West End High School part of?
West End High School is part of Etowah County School District.

School Reviews

5   8/8/2014
This is the best school I have been to!! If your child needs more respect confidence education and less drama come here to west end this is honestly the best school . We have very intelligent fellow student class members, and high test scores . When summer started I was upset cause I wanted to go back to school and here I am 2 days away!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Torib

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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