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Talladega Co Central High School

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Posted August 23, 2013

The school (TCCHS) is great in its own way, by smaller classrooms, more intimacy, and a great learning environment. There is sincerity in the educators which is most important. They want to see our children succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2011

They need a new Principal. Mr. Young is not a good fit for this school. I have caught him several times telling not truths and he has been asked several times to stop harassing my son.I am going to file a complaint as soon as some one returns my phone call. I have already consulted with an attorney. I would prefer my son to just go to school and have his education as he is entitled to do so but this man obviously has it in for my son.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 13, 2007

I am not a parent of a student, but I also graduated from TC. I am who I am today because of the school,the teachers, and the environment at TC. TC taught me integrity, and that no matter who you are or where you come from, its your heart that will lead you in the end. The faculty was great, and we had the best of everything. TC was what we made it to be, not what everyone else thought it was, and we didn't care either. To those of you who think otherwise, I wish you the best of luck, but I am proud to say that I graduated @ TCCHS in 2003!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 6, 2005

My daughter came to Talladega school this year she was very nervous the school was so hugh compared to what she was use to the first day she came in I said do you like it she remarked no I love it,she is making good grades and the staff has been wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2005

I Think Talladega County Central High School Is A Very Great School. As Class President My Senior Year I Know. The Teachers Are Great,The Students Are Willing And The Principal Is Very Self Motivated. Everything I Know It's Because Of My Very Own Home School We Are Like Family That's Why We Are Great. Britney Diane Wells
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 23, 2005

I think Talladega County Central High School is a very wonderful school. Many people may disagree with me, but so what this is me talking a formal student that was in love with the school as if I had helped build it with my on hands. Just like then and now I love the school, the teacher is wondeful so kids might not think so and have the parents to believing every single word they say because they are to sorry and lazy to get help and see for themseleves. Get up and go up to the school and see what the problem is and stop he say she say, you say it. I know alot of issues have been going on at T.C. but parents and students stick with it. They want us to run away from the problem, so lets prove them wrong. Words from Brittany Gooden.
—Submitted by a former student


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.

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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 73% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
81%
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

The state average for Math was 79% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
63%
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

All Students50%
Female69%
Male33%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible52%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female92%
Male60%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty74%
Non-povertyn/a
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

Math

All Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Poverty73%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female57%
Male82%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty68%
Non-povertyn/a
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

Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
54%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students50%
Female62%
Male40%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible48%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty48%
Non-povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
79%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
79%

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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
87%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

47 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
81%
Social Studies

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

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
87%
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 Students96%
Female100%
Male92%
Black96%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Poverty96%
Non-povertyn/a

Language

All Students52%
Female54%
Male50%
Black52%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible50%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female85%
Male67%
Black76%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty78%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female77%
Male50%
Black64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Poverty65%
Non-povertyn/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
Female92%
Male67%
Black80%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Poverty83%
Non-povertyn/a
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%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-povertyn/a

Language

All Students92%
Female100%
Male83%
Black92%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty91%
Non-povertyn/a

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female100%
Male83%
Black92%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty91%
Non-povertyn/a

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female100%
Male92%
Black96%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Poverty96%
Non-povertyn/a
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 94% 34%
White 4% 58%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Vanessa Scott
Fax number
  • (256) 315-5350

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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5104 Howell Cove Rd
Talladega, AL 35160
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Phone: (256) 315-5340

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