Wilson High School

7601 Highway 17
Florence, AL 35634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Wilson High School serves 1,238 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Wilson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wilson High School's student population of 1,238 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilson High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wilson High School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#518 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
97%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
85-89%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilson High School is Florence High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Underwood Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 361 students
    3.6 miles
    4725 Highway 157
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 764-8939
    3.6 PK-6 361
  • Florence Forest Hills School Math: 77% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 853 students
    4.9 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 768-2500
    4.9 PK-4 853
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    6.0 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2200
    6 10-12 1,037
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    6.2 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2700
    6.2 PK-4 426
  • Florence Central High School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,369 student
    6.3 miles
    3000 County Road 200
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 764-2903
    6.3 PK-12 1,369

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