PROFICIENCY 26% 31% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Colbert County

Colbert Heights High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Colbert County" in Tuscumbia, AL. There are a total of 502 students and 27 teachers at Colbert Heights High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 263 free lunch students and 39 reduced lunch students.

Colbert Heights High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.0%, which is 31% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch263
Reduced lunch39


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Colbert Heights High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School50-54%

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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Colbert Heights High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 96.4% 82.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 11.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 3.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Colbert Heights Elementary School34%0.1Tuscumbia, AL
R E Thompson Intermediate School37%3.8Tuscumbia, AL
Deshler Middle School28%4.8Tuscumbia, AL
Deshler High School42%4.9Tuscumbia, AL
New Bethel Elementary School35%5.0Tuscumbia, AL
Muscle Shoals Middle School66%5.8Muscle Shoals, AL
Mcbride Elementary School63%5.9Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscle Shoals High School62%5.9Muscle Shoals, AL
Sheffield High School32%7.0Sheffield, AL
Sheffield Jr High School25%7.0Sheffield, AL
L E Willson Elementary School37%7.3Sheffield, AL
Kilby Laboratory School82%9.5Florence, AL

Tuscumbia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9229291
Median age38.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Tuscumbia

Completed 8th grade75.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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