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

Madison Co High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Madison County" in Gurley, AL. There are a total of 480 students and 31 teachers at Madison Co High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 142 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Madison Co 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 ratio16:1
Free lunch142
Reduced lunch38


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment171
Taking some courses147
Taking some courses (not tests)13
Passing some courses26
Passing no courses114

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 Madison Co High School, there are a total of 171 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 147 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

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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Madison Co High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 77.0% 67.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 12.0% 19.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 1.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 2.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.9% 6.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 2.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Central School54%2.3Huntsville, AL
Madison Co Elementary School40%4.0Gurley, AL
Riverton Intermediate School55%5.0Huntsville, AL
Mt Carmel Elementary School57%5.0Huntsville, AL
Monte Sano Elementary School85%5.6Huntsville, AL
Hampton Cove Middle School71%5.8Huntsville, AL
Hampton Cove Elementary75%5.8Huntsville, AL
Riverton Elementary School65%6.6Huntsville, AL
Chapman Elementary School26%7.3Huntsville, AL
Jones Valley Elementary School81%7.5Huntsville, AL
Blossomwood Elementary School67%7.7Huntsville, AL
Virgil Grissom High School61%8.0Huntsville, AL

Gurley demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3249291
Median age39.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gurley

Completed 8th grade78.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Madison Co 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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