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Corner High School

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Posted April 13, 2004

I am the youngest of six children - the last of 3 that graduated from Corner. One of us has been in the Air National Guard for 20 something years, the next an x-ray technician, and I am in my sophomore year at UAB planning to follow in the footsteps of everyone's favorite teacher from Corner (Mr. Michael Lane Putman) and become an actress/ writer. The teachers at Corner always leave a lasting impression on their students. The nostalgia from the elderly buildings give it an air of its own. Yet, at the same time, the kids have a lot to learn from new technology. Lack of funding (and a little bit of neglect from the county) is the only thing keeping Corner behind. I don't have any bad memories from learning and growing at Corner High School! Go Jackets! Linda Roberts
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 17, 2003

The teachers and their committment to education is second to none. Every coach, band director, sponsor take their job very seriously, and expect nothing less from the students. I can't imagine sending my children anywhere else. The only downfall the school has is that the building is very old, the students have nothing state of the art as the schools do in our system, but our SAT scores just go to show that you don't have to have state of the art equipment, just committment, determination and hardwork from both students and faculty.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

I have two chidren enrolled at this school, I am very pleased with things here. It is a small community with small community qualities.The building itself could use some upgrading.


Posted May 13, 2003

This school is a great place to learn, but the facilities are poor. The school is very old and needs new improvements.


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
100%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

115 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
82%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
73%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
97%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

129 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
98%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 90% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
95%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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%
Female98%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education75%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Poverty96%
Non-poverty97%

Language

All Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education8%
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty78%
Non-poverty75%

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education42%
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Poverty74%
Non-poverty89%

Reading

All Students93%
Female90%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible88%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education50%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty89%
Non-poverty94%

Social Studies

All Students76%
Female68%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education25%
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty80%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education100%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education76%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Poverty88%
Non-poverty99%

Math

All Students99%
Female100%
Male99%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White99%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education94%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Poverty97%
Non-poverty100%

Reading

All Students98%
Female98%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education82%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty97%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female96%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education76%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty98%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 58%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 34%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
College counselor(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Ron Cooper
Fax number
  • (205) 379-3245

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Tennis

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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10005 Corner School Rd
Dora, AL 35062
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