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

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.


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

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Jb Pennington High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 85.4% 84.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 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%

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Holly Pond Middle School39%6.5Holly Pond, AL
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Blountsville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4229291
Median age40.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English80%95%79%
Speak Spanish18%3%13%

Education level achieved in Blountsville

Completed 8th grade71.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school69.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%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.
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