West Morgan High School

  • West Morgan High School serves 399 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Morgan 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% 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 Morgan High School's student population of 399 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Morgan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Morgan High School is 0.53, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1133 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
29%
8%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Diversity Score0.530.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorgan County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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