PROFICIENCY 50% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Etowah County

Glencoe High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Etowah County" in Glencoe, AL. There are a total of 335 students and 20 teachers at Glencoe High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 106 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Glencoe High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 32% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch106
Reduced lunch51


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment76
Taking some courses22
Taking some courses (not tests)52
Passing some courses8
Passing no courses11

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 Glencoe High School, there are a total of 76 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 22 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75-79%

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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Glencoe High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 97.5% 92.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 2.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 2.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Glencoe Middle School44%0.1Glencoe, AL
Glencoe Elementary School50%0.7Glencoe, AL
Adams Elementary School17%2.9Gadsden, AL
Litchfield Middle School19%2.9Gadsden, AL
Donehoo Elementary School32%3.5Gadsden, AL
Hokes Bluff Middle School39%4.1Hokes Bluff, AL
Hokes Bluff Elementary School40%4.3Hokes Bluff, AL
Hokes Bluff High School40%4.9Hokes Bluff, AL
Gadsden Middle School37%5.1Gadsden, AL
Striplin Elementary School30%5.1Gadsden, AL
Eura Brown Elementary School77%5.1Gadsden, AL
Thompson Elementary School32%5.3Gadsden, AL

Glencoe demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3039291
Median age45.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Glencoe

Completed 8th grade81.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college50.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Glencoe 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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