PROFICIENCY 38% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Limestone County
38%Lester
37%Alabama

West Limestone High School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Limestone County" in Lester, AL. There are a total of 1,068 students and 54 teachers at West Limestone High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 471 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.

West Limestone 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
Students1068
Teachers53.9
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch471
Reduced lunch77

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment68
Taking some courses42
Taking some courses (not tests)30
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses26

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 West Limestone High School, there are a total of 68 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 42 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
350-59%
460-69%
530-39%
630-34%
715-19%
815-19%
High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
330-39%
450-59%
530-39%
645-49%
730-34%
845-49%
High School60-64%

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.

West Limestone High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 88.6% 81.2% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 2.1% 8.4% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.2% 8.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Lester demographics profile

StatisticLesterAlabamaNational
Population1314,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)729791
Median age47.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Lester

IndexLesterAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The West Limestone High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.