1172 S State Highway 123
Newton, AL 36352
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Wicksburg High School serves 994 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Wicksburg High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wicksburg High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Wicksburg High School's student population of 994 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
994 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Wicksburg High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wicksburg High School is 0.20, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#193 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
89%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 994 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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