Wetumpka High School

  • Wetumpka High School serves 1,151 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Wetumpka High School operates within the Elmore County School District.
  • Elmore County School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1151 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,151 students
Wetumpka High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wetumpka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Wetumpka High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wetumpka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Wetumpka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Wetumpka High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Wetumpka High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
31%
33%
Wetumpka High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
65%
56%
Wetumpka High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wetumpka High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Wetumpka High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.49 0.32
Wetumpka High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
35%
47%
Wetumpka 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.
5%
5%
Wetumpka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Elmore County School District's student population of 11,223 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,082 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,108 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Elmore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
6
Number of Students Managed 11,223 2,879
Elmore County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 77% 74%
Elmore County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $28 MM
Elmore County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $92 MM $29 MM
Elmore County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,082 $9,717
Elmore County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,108 $9,955
Elmore County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    0.3 miles
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    0.4 miles
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