PROFICIENCY 38% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Limestone County
46%Athens
37%Alabama

East Limestone High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Limestone County" in Athens, AL. There are a total of 1,247 students and 58 teachers at East Limestone High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 306 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

East Limestone High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.0%, which is 1% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1247
Teachers58.4
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch306
Reduced lunch59

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment16
Taking some courses14
Taking some courses (not tests)7
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses8

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At East Limestone High School, there are a total of 16 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 14 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
645-49%
740-44%
815-19%
High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
735-39%
830-34%
High School60-64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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East Limestone High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 79.9% 81.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 15.8% 8.4% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 8.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Athens demographics profile

StatisticAthensAlabamaNational
Population24,4614,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6149791
Median age39.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%57%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

Education level achieved in Athens

IndexAthensAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The East Limestone High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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