West Morgan High School

  • West Morgan High School serves 386 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West Morgan High School's student population of 386 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Morgan High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Morgan High School is 0.48, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#975 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
27%
7%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
67%
55%
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Diversity Score0.480.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorgan County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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