West Limestone High School

  • West Limestone High School serves 1,104 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (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 40% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Limestone High School's student population of 1,104 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Limestone High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Limestone High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#604 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in West Limestone High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Limestone High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.240.34
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Limestone High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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