PROFICIENCY 43% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Florence City

Florence High School is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "Florence City" in Florence, AL. There are a total of 987 students and 64 teachers at Florence High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 402 free lunch students and 53 reduced lunch students.

Florence High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 43.0%, which is 15% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch402
Reduced lunch53


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment596
Taking some courses545
Taking some courses (not tests)57
Passing some courses266
Passing no courses277

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 Florence High School, there are a total of 596 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 545 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School21%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

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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Florence High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 60.5% 54.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 31.8% 34.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.5% 6.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 3.2% 1.7% 3.1%

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Harlan Elementary School32%1.1Florence, AL
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Weeden Elementary School27%1.6Florence, AL
Florence Middle School34%1.7Florence, AL
Hibbett School41%2.0Florence, AL
Kilby Laboratory School82%2.2Florence, AL
Underwood Elementary School55%3.2Underwood-Petersville, AL
L E Willson Elementary School37%4.5Sheffield, AL
Sheffield Jr High School25%4.7Sheffield, AL
Sheffield High School32%4.8Sheffield, AL
Mcbride Elementary School63%6.3Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscle Shoals Middle School66%6.3Muscle Shoals, AL

Florence demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,5319291
Median age38.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Florence

Completed 8th grade81.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.1%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Florence 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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