Zora Ellis Junior High School

  • Zora Ellis Junior High School serves 286 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Zora Ellis Junior High School operates within the Talladega City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 286 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 286 students
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Zora Ellis Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Zora Ellis Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Zora Ellis Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 16:1 18:1
Zora Ellis Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
71%
33%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
26%
56%
Zora Ellis Junior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Zora Ellis Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Zora Ellis Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.43 0.32
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
74%
47%
Zora Ellis Junior 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.
11%
5%
Zora Ellis Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Talladega City School District's student population of 2,175 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,192 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,620 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Talladega City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 2,175 2,879
Talladega City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $28 MM
Talladega City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $29 MM
Talladega City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,192 $9,721
Talladega City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,620 $10,229
Talladega City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    1 miles
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    TalladegaAL 35160
    (256)315-5800
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