West Morgan High School

  • West Morgan High School serves 375 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • West Morgan High School operates within the Morgan County School District.
  • Morgan County School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 375 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students375 students
West Morgan High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Morgan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
West Morgan High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWest Morgan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
West Morgan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
West Morgan High School American Indian Students (1997-2010)
Asian
n/a
1%
West Morgan High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
23%
6%
West Morgan High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
7%
33%
West Morgan High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
70%
56%
West Morgan High School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Morgan High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.460.58
West Morgan High School Diversity Score (1989-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
47%
West Morgan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
West Morgan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Morgan County School District's student population of 7,746 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 62% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,697 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,672 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameMorgan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed7,7462,879
Morgan County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%74%
Morgan County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$75 MM$30 MM
Morgan County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$75 MM$30 MM
Morgan County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,697$10,181
Morgan County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,672$10,301
Morgan County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 5-8 | 388 students
    0 miles
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    (256)353-5314
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  • TrinityWest Morgan Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 563 students
    1.1 miles
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    TrinityAL 35673
    (256)350-8818
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  • DecaturJulian Harris Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 386 students
    2.6 miles
    1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
    DecaturAL 35603
    (256)552-3096
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  • DecaturWoodmeade Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
    3.8 miles
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3023
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    3.9 miles
    2715 Danville Rd Sw
    DecaturAL 35603
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