Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 1,238 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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 grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,238 students
This chart display total students of Wilson High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Wilson High School
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Wilson High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Wilson High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson High School is 0.04, 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 School Rank#518 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Wilson High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilson 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wilson High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
98%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wilson High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.040.59
This chart display the diversity score of Wilson High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Wilson High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School
    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
    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
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    6.0 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2200
    6.0 10-12 1,037
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School
    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
    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

School Reviews

5  
i just want to say that this school is amazing
- Posted by

Review Wilson High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What is the best way to evaluate the quality of a public high school? Learn about the data available that helps parents choose a high school based upon how well their graduates perform in college.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.