PROFICIENCY 62% 65% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
63%Muscle Shoals City
63%Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Muscle Shoals City" in Muscle Shoals, AL. There are a total of 896 students and 45 teachers at Muscle Shoals High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 186 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Muscle Shoals High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 65% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch186
Reduced lunch60


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment235
Taking some courses235
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses125
Passing no courses106

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 Muscle Shoals High School, there are a total of 235 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 235 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School45-49%

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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Muscle Shoals High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 75.6% 75.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 20.5% 16.4% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 3.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 2.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Muscle Shoals Middle School66%0.2Muscle Shoals, AL
Mcbride Elementary School63%0.2Muscle Shoals, AL
Deshler Middle School28%2.9Tuscumbia, AL
Sheffield High School32%3.1Sheffield, AL
Sheffield Jr High School25%3.1Sheffield, AL
Deshler High School42%3.1Tuscumbia, AL
L E Willson Elementary School37%3.3Sheffield, AL
R E Thompson Intermediate School37%4.1Tuscumbia, AL
Kilby Laboratory School82%4.7Florence, AL
Florence Middle School34%4.9Florence, AL
Weeden Elementary School27%5.3Florence, AL
Colbert Heights High School26%5.9Tuscumbia, AL

Muscle Shoals demographics profile

StatisticMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)8229291
Median age41.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Muscle Shoals

IndexMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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