PROFICIENCY 37% 1% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Roanoke City
29%Roanoke
37%Alabama

Handley High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Roanoke City" in Roanoke, AL. There are a total of 450 students and 26 teachers at Handley High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 202 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Handley High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 1% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students450
Teachers25.86
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch202
Reduced lunch50

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment37
Taking some courses37
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses27

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 Handley High School, there are a total of 37 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 37 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

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.

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Handley High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 56.8% 54.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 40.4% 41.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.9% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 1.4% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.7% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Knight Enloe Elementary School45%0.6Roanoke, AL
Handley Middle School29%1.2Roanoke, AL
Rock Mills Jr High School32%4.6Rock Mills, AL
Five Points Elementary School30%9.2Five Points, AL

Roanoke demographics profile

StatisticRoanokeAlabamaNational
Population7424,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2129291
Median age48.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Roanoke

IndexRoanokeAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college31.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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