PROFICIENCY 30% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Blount County
37%Blountsville
37%Alabama

Jb Pennington High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Blount County" in Blountsville, AL. There are a total of 591 students and 32 teachers at Jb Pennington High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 295 free lunch students and 39 reduced lunch students.

Jb Pennington High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 21% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students591
Teachers31.64
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch295
Reduced lunch39

 

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 Jb Pennington 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

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
820-24%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
830-34%
High School65-69%

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.

Jb Pennington High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 85.4% 84.9% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 1.1% 1.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 12.4% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Blountsville demographics profile

StatisticBlountsvilleAlabamaNational
Population1,9884,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3679791
Median age32.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish8%3%13%

Education level achieved in Blountsville

IndexBlountsvilleAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school67.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college39.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Jb Pennington High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.