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Lillie B Williamson High School

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Posted August 7, 2013

This school is a good school the teacher is there trying to help better our school. While people are trying to talk down and not building it up should just pray and get involved in our education. The teachers at Williamson is the best and should be commended for their effort. Go lions!!!""!!


Posted November 22, 2010

I wouldn't necessarily say Williamson is a bad school, because it's not. The students make up the school, so WHS's students give its title on whether it's bad or not. In my opinion, I honestly think WHS could be a better school if students would just take pride in it and respect it for what it is. Every school has some good and bad apples, but we're not all bad. We have our bad qualities, but there's also some good in us. We have some very motivated teachers who are very willing to teach us. Students don't realize that and in their own attempt, try to manipulate their given education by either skipping school/classes or blaming the teachers for their low grades. It's simply a shame to see my fellow classmates discriminate their own school that way. It gives us a bad name, really. It's their own fault if they aren't taking their education seriously. That's on their own account. Students, take pride in your school and represent it for what is good about it. There are very talented students here and very well-rounded students also. Williamson honestly has a lot to offer believe it or not ^_^.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 17, 2010

I am a freshman at williamson and my opinion to my school is the teachers the teachers let the students do what ever they want to and once they do something really wrong thats when they want to go tell.The teachers just want us to get into trouble cause they jst let the good take blame of the bad and that is not right at all thats why iam going to davison now...
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 31, 2009

I think Williamson needs more than a new teacher because I am a 10th grader and everything except teaching goes on at Williamson including drug on campus gambling fighting its just not a school to me its not vlean s other schools I really am disappointed at Willliamson and its stundents because they should want to make their school look good and also their community thats why I am being transferred.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 15, 2009

its a good school because its inthe maysville commuoty and we learn work and acamdic
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 12, 2008

I attend williamson . There are errors but we are improving. even though i only have one year left, i hope to see major improvement. i see where it is possible. The new buisness and finance academy is what im in. its great ! seperates the good from bad. if you attend, please enroll into the program.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 28, 2008

As a parent and former student myself I must agree that Lillie B. Williamson was and can get back to a great school. In defense of parents, I have witness how the administration and some teachers refuse help from former students and others from the community.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 24, 2008

Williamson High School was and is a great school. See we must understand that the condition of the schools are determined by the parents in put there. If parents will put time in with there kids as need to be there would not be any caos in the school. So the bottom line is quit crtitizing our black high schools, those schools stood strong when black students couldnt attend white schools. So put a hand in and help restore our historically black schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2008

williamson high school is not same school as it was in the mid 90s or early 2000s. I attend wiliamson and school is just a mess. The school environment is just wild and chaotic. everywhere you look fights are started. and the staff over there including their principal dont discilpline the school like they should.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 29, 2008

I think Williamson High School is growing and it's a great place to be.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 14, 2005

I'd just like to say that Williamson is making some major improvements, I am a product of Williamson. Learning has always been one on one. Parent teacher involvement always acceptable. (1994)
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 24, 2005

My children attended Williamson High School during the mid 90s.I was very satisfied with the out come of my children I never had problems with discipline and safety of my children.They are doing fine as adults. Now I have a grandchild attending
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 11, 2003

Williamson High School is a very good school that meets the needs of inner-city students, most of whom are African-American. A variety of courses and many extracurricular activities make for meaningful learning experiences.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2012.

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The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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

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General populationn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
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Reading

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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

Biology I

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
83%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

179 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

179 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

124 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
46%
Social Studies

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
52%
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.

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
91%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

190 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
75%
Social Studies

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

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
75%
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 Students81%
Female79%
Male84%
Black81%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education53%
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Poverty81%
Non-poverty83%

Language

All Students54%
Female59%
Male51%
Black55%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education12%
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Poverty54%
Non-poverty61%

Math

All Students64%
Female66%
Male62%
Black64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible62%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education15%
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty72%

Reading

All Students68%
Female71%
Male65%
Black67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education15%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Poverty66%
Non-poverty78%

Social Studies

All Students40%
Female32%
Male46%
Black39%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible38%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education21%
General population44%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Poverty38%
Non-poverty50%
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 Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black96%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education91%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Poverty95%
Non-poverty96%

Language

All Students89%
Female93%
Male85%
Black90%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible90%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education64%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty91%
Non-poverty81%

Math

All Students92%
Female96%
Male88%
Black93%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible93%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education55%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty93%
Non-poverty89%

Reading

All Students90%
Female94%
Male85%
Black90%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education55%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Poverty90%
Non-poverty93%

Social Studies

All Students85%
Female88%
Male83%
Black86%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education77%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty81%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 98% 34%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
White 1% 58%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
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 92%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Robert Dallis Likely
Fax number
  • (251) 221-3414

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Flag football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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1567 East Dublin St
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