PROFICIENCY 35% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Bibb County
32%West Blocton
37%Alabama

West Blocton High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Bibb County" in West Blocton, AL. There are a total of 492 students and 30 teachers at West Blocton High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 209 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

West Blocton High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 8% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students492
Teachers30.34
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch209
Reduced lunch42

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment37
Taking some courses37
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses14

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 West Blocton 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
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

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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West Blocton High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 85.9% 76.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 11.0% 20.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 1.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
West Blocton Middle School29%0.2West Blocton, AL
West Blocton Elementary School32%0.2West Blocton, AL
Woodstock Elementary School42%6.7Woodstock, AL
Vance Elementary School48%7.7Vance, AL

West Blocton demographics profile

StatisticWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Population1,3344,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2789291
Median age36.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in West Blocton

IndexWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade77.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school73.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college41.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The West Blocton 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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