PROFICIENCY 38% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Pickens County
41%Gordo
37%Alabama

Gordo High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Pickens County" in Gordo, AL. There are a total of 505 students and 28 teachers at Gordo High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 201 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Gordo High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.5%, which is equal to the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students505
Teachers28.02
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch201
Reduced lunch30

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment58
Taking some courses30
Taking some courses (not tests)26
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Gordo High School, there are a total of 58 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 30 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
820-24%
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All52%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
840-44%
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.

Gordo High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 66.7% 37.0% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 31.1% 60.0% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 1.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Gordo demographics profile

StatisticGordoAlabamaNational
Population1,7484,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5379791
Median age47.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gordo

IndexGordoAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade73.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gordo High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.