PROFICIENCY 36% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Attalla City
36%Attalla
37%Alabama

Etowah High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Attalla City" in Attalla, AL. There are a total of 718 students and 44 teachers at Etowah High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 406 free lunch students and 80 reduced lunch students.

Etowah High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 4% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students718
Teachers44
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch406
Reduced lunch80

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment30
Taking some courses21
Taking some courses (not tests)12
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses4

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 Etowah High School, there are a total of 30 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 21 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Etowah High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 78.6% 77.0% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 13.3% 14.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 5.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Attalla demographics profile

StatisticAttallaAlabamaNational
Population5,9344,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8509791
Median age41.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Attalla

IndexAttallaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade74.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school73.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.2%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Etowah High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.