PROFICIENCY 19% 51% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Birmingham City
22%Birmingham
37%Alabama

Wenonah High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Birmingham City" in Birmingham, AL. There are a total of 775 students and 48 teachers at Wenonah High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 484 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Wenonah High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 51% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students775
Teachers48
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch484
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment82
Taking some courses55
Taking some courses (not tests)25
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses56

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 Wenonah High School, there are a total of 82 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 55 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30-34%

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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Wenonah High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 0.5% 1.1% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 98.5% 94.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 3.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.5% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Wenonah Elementary School10%0.8Birmingham, AL
Oxmoor K-513%1.4Birmingham, AL
Green Acres Middle School13%1.4Birmingham, AL
Midfield Elementary School17%1.5Midfield, AL
Midfield High School16%1.7Midfield, AL
Arrington Middle School14%1.8Birmingham, AL
Central Pk Elementary School12%2.2Birmingham, AL
Robinson Elementary School15%2.4Fairfield, AL
Charles A Brown Elementary School12%2.4Birmingham, AL
West End Academy13%2.4Birmingham, AL
Glen Oaks Elementary School32%2.5Fairfield, AL
Lipscomb Elementary School30%2.8Lipscomb, AL

Birmingham demographics profile

StatisticBirminghamAlabamaNational
Population212,4244,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,4559291
Median age35.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Birmingham

IndexBirminghamAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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