PROFICIENCY 24% 37% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #14 of 18 in Walker County
  • Ranked #2 of 2 in Dora
  • Ranked #1020 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
34%Walker County
36%Dora
37%Alabama

Dora High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Walker County" in Dora, AL. There are a total of 511 students and 30 teachers at Dora High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 285 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Dora High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 37% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students511
Teachers30
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch285
Reduced lunch37

 

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

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

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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Dora High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 84.1% 92.6% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 13.9% 4.3% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 1.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Sumiton Elementary Middle School34%0.5Sumiton, AL
Bagley Jr High52%4.1Dora, AL
West Jefferson Elementary School47%6.7West Jefferson, AL
Bankhead Middle School39%6.9Cordova, AL
Cordova Elementary School45%7.1Cordova, AL
Cordova High School27%7.2Cordova, AL
Brookville Elementary School35%10.2Graysville, AL
Adamsville Elementary School25%12.3Adamsville, AL
Bottenfield Middle School20%13.0Adamsville, AL
Minor High School15%14.3Adamsville, AL
Crumly Chapel Elementary School25%14.5Adamsville, AL

Dora demographics profile

StatisticDoraAlabamaNational
Population14,1374,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4959291
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Dora

IndexDoraAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Dora 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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