PROFICIENCY 32% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County
30%Pleasant Grove
37%Alabama

Pleasant Grove High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Pleasant Grove, AL. There are a total of 524 students and 34 teachers at Pleasant Grove High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 197 free lunch students and 47 reduced lunch students.

Pleasant Grove High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.3%, which is 14% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students524
Teachers34.24
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch197
Reduced lunch47

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment157
Taking some courses110
Taking some courses (not tests)41
Passing some courses12
Passing no courses97

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 Pleasant Grove High School, there are a total of 157 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 110 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All6-9%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

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.

Pleasant Grove High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 25.1% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 73.3% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Pleasant Grove demographics profile

StatisticPleasant GroveAlabamaNational
Population10,2844,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0409791
Median age43.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Pleasant Grove

IndexPleasant GroveAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.2%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Pleasant Grove High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.