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Billingsley High School

Public | K-12 | 675 students

 

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Posted March 27, 2011

billingsley high school is a wonderful school its teacher put forth the work and effort beyond demand for the students i have never been inside a better school that cared so much fior there students i am AshLeigh Peters and i love Billingsley High School


Posted May 31, 2010

Billingsley School has some great teachers that really care about their students. I have never seen teachers that are that involved in the lives of kids in the community. I can truly say that they care about the kids and about their sucess, not only in school, but also in life. I know when my daughter becomes school age, she will go to Billingsley School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2009

Both of my grandparents graduated from Billingsley, my mom graduated from Billingsley, I graduated from Billingsley, and now my children are attending Billingsley as well. I received a high quality education that met my social and emotional as well as academic needs. My children have attended other (public and private) schools in Alabama and none compare to BHS. Everyone is friendly and parents are welcomed and encouraged to be a part of their child's school experience. I think people who feel they are a victim of bias are simply not trying to be a part of the school community. I'm thrilled and very proud to say that my kids attend BHS and I hope our Billingsley 'family tradition' stays alive!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

ok i also went to billingsley and to tell the truth i also thought that you had to have the right last name and attend the right church however then my children went to a different school first and to compare well there was none so now both of my kids now attend billingsley and although they are way behind because of the other school they are now getting the attention they need to catch up and i am very proud to say my children attend billingsley.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2009

I am a current student in Billingsley. To be honest i hate it... if it wasnt for my friends at this school i would already be gone. I am a Junior this year and i have to agree with the other students, former students, and parents that if you dont play a big part in a certain sport, dont attend Indian Grave or dont have a certain last name you will be overlooked. I used to attend Indian Grave until i was invited to go to church with one of my best friends and i decided i liked the other church better so i joined it,I ended up getting baptized at the other church, but i still got over looked when i stopped going to the Indian Grave. I DO NOT recommend Billingsley for anyone.. thanks.. the board needs to check this school and the way it is ran out. thanks
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 29, 2009

The teachers are a great help. I still remenmer some of them that have taught he a few years back. The principle, Mr.Van, was great too!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 28, 2009

Best school around!!! No other is even close!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2008

Having had exposure to school systems (Public and private, in Alabama anad beyond), I can say that Billingsley School is above average in most aspects. The teaching staff is dedicated to providing a top level learning experience to their kids. However, thanks to No Child Left Behind, they end up spending more time reporting and less time teaching the kids. This is unfortunate and not limited to just this school; it is symptomatic of schools across the country. Like most schools in this part of the country, the focus of extracurricular funding is on football and boy's sports, in general. This is unfortunate as parents of female students and the female students themselves send up subsidizing most extracurricular activities and equipment out of pocket and via fund raisers more and more. Booster funding, the lion's share, seems to go to boy's sports, a new field hose and football field, etc.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2007

I graduated from Billignsley and now have three children that attend. It is an exceptional school with great students, teachers, and administrators. It is a rural school, so there are a few limitations in extracurricular activities. Parents that are involved will take notice of the excellent education, numerous sports, and the awarding winning music program. The school is well maintained, safe, and students generally respect each other. There will be an occasional problem, but from my opinion, the administrators handle concerns in an appropriate manner. We all know that you can't make everyone happy all the time, so you have to do what is right. Keep up the Tradition of Excellence!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2007

I attended Billingsley K-12 . The education that I recieved, with the help of my parents, teachers and administrators, helped to prepare me for undergraduate school and later law school. I do not have one of the favorite last names and my family is not originally from Billingsley. Although I did eventually attend Indian Grave my junior and senior year, I attended another church on the other side of the county before that. I was never given less attention because of either of these factors. I worked hard and everyone recognized this and helped me K-12. Although my parents never blamed the teachers if I did something wrong, when there were discipline problems it was taken care of to the best of the teachers ability. Considering the size of the school and in comparison with others in the area, they try to give students the best advantages possible.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 6, 2007

This was my daughters first year, one in 11th and one in 2nd. My oldest really enjoyed her year and was very well accepted by teachers and students. My youngest was put in a class with children who seemed to all have ADHD. She did okay, but it was very hard for her to concentrate.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2007

Well for being in this school for 13 years I can say that it has been fun but it is time for us to leave. There are ups and downs to our school ( especially all the strict rules and the 'favortism') but overall I have had fun and good luck to students in the future!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 22, 2007

billingsley high school needs more to offer the students, like a band or home ec. they should have more for the girls, not makeing them take wood work working with saws
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2006

Billingsley is a good school, but i feel that we should have more opportunites such as a band and a drama club. The teachers need to treat us better and show some more respect, we are growing teenagers. From the great students at Billingsley High School. class of 09'
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 8, 2005

When we moved to the area, of all of the schools around I chose Billingsley. It's a small school K-12 where all of my chidren attend together. It is a safe enviroment. Parents are welcome most any time. They need a band program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2005

Overall Billingsley is a great school to attend. Our whole family attended, graduated almost through with college. My children were involved in all areas of sports, music and anything them wanted and LOVED it. Parents need to be more involved in their childrens lives and maybe will see want if going on for themselves and not just what others are saying. I'm proud to be from Billingsley!!! The ones incharge are well prepared and will listen to anyone with a problem, try it and you'll see.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2005

I believe the education received at Billingsley High School is great. Not only is it a safe place, but the teachers and staff really care if the students succeed. I only wish there would have been more options for teachers with disruptive students, when I attended. The only bias I observed was the bias toward students who tried. School is not a DAYCARE. Its not just a place for kids to hange out, and the faculty notices who is there to learn. They encourage troubled children beyong the call of duty, but it takes the children trying too (even the parents). I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a school that would encourage their childs development.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 2, 2005

I think that the people who made the reviews about the rap music are just plain ignorant. They make it seem like all we do is listen to music during class. They probably just heard the intro music to a basketball game or something. I personally think that Billingsley is a great school. I hate when people stereotype it just because of some music.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 19, 2005

Poor Dicipline and leadership on all levels. Compliants to school and Board have not done much good. Filthy Rap music played by teachers and students. Pricipals response to parent complaint 'I can't seem to control him (teacher)'. School board had to intervene to stop music. Poor learning evniroment due to disruptive classrooms. Students sitting on top of desks when we visited once. Students allowed to write excessive 'notes' to one another wasting valuable learning time (10-15 a day for our child), when asked for help in curtailing the problem, the teacher responded, 'I see it as a right of passage for the students'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2004

This school was very aweful when it came down to it. Who ever wrote the review about not having the right last name and the bias from attending Indian Grave Bastist Church was abosulty correct! I attended this school for nine years. The family administration is very hypocritical. They say everyone is treated fairly but you really look at this school and you will see that the familt runs the school. the school board needs to look in to it and investigate and make sure the investigators are from a different area.
—Submitted by a former student


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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Free lunch eligible63%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Poverty69%
Not poverty82%

Reading

All Students86%
Female82%
Male93%
Black75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty81%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students70%
Female65%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible62%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Poverty65%
Not poverty83%

Reading

All Students86%
Female96%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty84%
Not poverty92%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students98%
Female100%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant98%
Poverty97%
Not poverty100%

Reading

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Poverty81%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
Black92%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Poverty86%
Not poverty94%

Reading

All Students98%
Female100%
Male96%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible97%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant98%
Poverty97%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female80%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Poverty61%
Not poverty80%

Reading

All Students89%
Female97%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Poverty84%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female85%
Male74%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Poverty81%
Not poverty79%

Reading

All Students85%
Female83%
Male89%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Poverty85%
Not poverty86%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
69%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students61%
Female64%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible39%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Poverty46%
Not poverty92%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students76%
Female93%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Poverty71%
Not poverty87%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Language

The state average for Language was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
82%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
93%
Language

The state average for Language was 91% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students97%
Female100%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Not migrant97%
Poverty96%
Not poverty100%

Language

All Students83%
Female89%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant83%
Poverty78%
Not poverty92%

Math

All Students91%
Female100%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible90%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant91%
Poverty91%
Not poverty92%

Reading

All Students89%
Female100%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Not migrant89%
Poverty87%
Not poverty92%

Social Studies

All Students74%
Female84%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant74%
Poverty65%
Not poverty92%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Not migrant100%
Poverty100%
Not poverty100%

Language

All Students91%
Female94%
Male90%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible90%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant91%
Poverty88%
Not poverty0%

Math

All Students96%
Female94%
Male97%
Black92%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible0%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Not migrant96%
Poverty96%
Not poverty95%

Reading

All Students96%
Female94%
Male97%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Not migrant96%
Poverty96%
Not poverty95%

Social Studies

All Students93%
Female94%
Male93%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible0%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%
Poverty92%
Not poverty0%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 58%
Black 23% 34%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2446 County Rd 77
Billingsley, AL 36006
Phone: (205) 755-1629

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