West Limestone High School

10945 School House Rd
Lester, AL 35647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
West Limestone High School serves 798 students in grades 6-12.
West Limestone 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 46% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Limestone High School's student population of 798 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students798 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

West Limestone 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 West Limestone High School is 0.30, 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
#650 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Limestone High School is Limestone County Virtual School Center (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sugar Creek Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lester Sugar Creek Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 626 students
    7.2 miles
    26595 Salem Minor Hill Road
    Lester, AL 35647
    (256) 233-6669
    7.2 K-5 626
  • Athens Limestone County Virtual School Center Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 953 students
    7.3 miles
    21465 Al Hwy 99
    Athens, AL 35614
    (256) 232-5353
    7.3 K-12 953
  • Rogersville Lauderdale County High School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,161 student
    7.6 miles
    201 Cedar Street
    Rogersville, AL 35652
    (256) 247-3414
    7.6 PK-12 1,161
  • Minor Hill Minor Hill School Math: 45% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 388 students
    8.1 miles
    13099 Minor Hill Hwy
    Minor Hill, TN 38473
    (931) 565-3117
    8.1 PK-8 388
  • Elkmont Elkmont Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    8.7 miles
    25630 Evans Street
    Elkmont, AL 35620
    (256) 732-4291
    8.7 PK-5 381

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