PROFICIENCY 42% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Tuscumbia City

Deshler High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tuscumbia City" in Tuscumbia, AL. There are a total of 482 students and 29 teachers at Deshler High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 173 free lunch students and 43 reduced lunch students.

Deshler High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 12% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch173
Reduced lunch43


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment12
Taking some courses12
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses<=2

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 Deshler High School, there are a total of 12 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 12 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

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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Deshler High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 77.0% 72.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 20.7% 25.3% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.4% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.9% 1.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 0.7% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Deshler Middle School28%0.3Tuscumbia, AL
R E Thompson Intermediate School37%1.4Tuscumbia, AL
Sheffield High School32%2.2Sheffield, AL
Sheffield Jr High School25%2.3Sheffield, AL
L E Willson Elementary School37%2.5Sheffield, AL
Mcbride Elementary School63%2.9Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscle Shoals Middle School66%2.9Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscle Shoals High School62%3.1Muscle Shoals, AL
Kilby Laboratory School82%4.7Florence, AL
Colbert Heights Elementary School34%4.8Tuscumbia, AL
Colbert Heights High School26%4.9Tuscumbia, AL
Florence Middle School34%5.2Florence, 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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Source: The Deshler High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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