Wetumpka High School

  • Wetumpka High School serves 1,156 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wetumpka 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Wetumpka High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Wetumpka High School's student population of 1,156 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wetumpka High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wetumpka High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#652 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
29%
34%
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White
66%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wetumpka High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.480.33
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmore County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wetumpka Elmore Co Technical Center Vocational School
    Charter School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.3 miles
    800 Kelly-fitzpatrick Dr
    Wetumpka, AL 36092
    (334)567-1219
    0.3 10-12 n/a
  • Wetumpka Wetumpka Intermediate School Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 956 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Micanopy St
    Wetumpka, AL 36092
    (334)567-1413
    0.3 5-8 956
  • Wetumpka Redland Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 913 students
    0.4 miles
    495 Scholars Drive
    Wetumpka, AL 36093
    (334)567-1248
    0.4 K-6 913
  • Wetumpka Wetumpka Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-4 | 973 students
    0.5 miles
    510 Micanopy St
    Wetumpka, AL 36092
    (334)567-4323
    0.5 PK-4 973
  • Wetumpka Tutwiler Prison Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.8 miles
    Route 1 Box 33
    Wetumpka, AL 36092
    (334)567-4369
    1.8 n/a n/a

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