Wetumpka High School

1251 Coosa River Pkwy
Wetumpka, AL 36092
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,218 students in grades 9-12, Wetumpka High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wetumpka High School's student population of 1,218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,218 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Wetumpka High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wetumpka High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#542 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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28%
29%
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44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wetumpka High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Wetumpka High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
32%
32%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Wetumpka High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Wetumpka High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wetumpka High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wetumpka High School's ranking?
Wetumpka High School is ranked #542 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Wetumpka High School often compared to?
Wetumpka High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Holtville High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wetumpka High School?
The graduation rate of Wetumpka High School is 88%, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Wetumpka High School?
1,218 students attend Wetumpka High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Wetumpka High School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wetumpka High School?
Wetumpka High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Wetumpka High School offer ?
Wetumpka High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Wetumpka High School part of?
Wetumpka High School is part of Elmore County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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