PROFICIENCY 22% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Monroe County

J F Shields High School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Monroe County" in Beatrice, AL. There are a total of 270 students and 18 teachers at J F Shields High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 213 free lunch students and 9 reduced lunch students.

J F Shields High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 41% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch213
Reduced lunch9


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 J F Shields High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4< 50%
5<= 20%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 20%
4< 50%
5<= 20%
6<= 20%
High School40-59%

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.

J F Shields High School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 0.0% 45.1% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 100.0% 52.3% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.4% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Beatrice demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2069791
Median age38.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Beatrice

Completed 8th grade89.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The J F Shields High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.