Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 1,238 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wilson High School's student population of 1,238 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#349 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
98%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.040.34
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 391 students
    3.6 miles
    4725 Highway 157
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256)764-8939
    3.6 PK-6 391
  • Florence Forest Hills School
    Grades: PK-4 | 838 students
    4.9 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256)768-2500
    4.9 PK-4 838
  • Florence Florence High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1031 students
    6.0 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2200
    6.0 10-12 1031
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 449 students
    6.2 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2700
    6.2 PK-4 449
  • Florence Central High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1325 students
    6.3 miles
    3000 County Road 200
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256)764-2903
    6.3 PK-12 1325

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