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Woodland High School

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Posted March 14, 2014

Sports are very good! Teachers K-3 + a few more, +a couple of High school teachers are very passionate & helpful. Actually a handful are there for the right reasons while others are there to collect a check. A principal who the students love, but teachers run right over him with no discipline or consequences. However, elementary principal is very firm & follows thru. The other leaders is a joke. You have meetings with them all year, they make promises to help your child, nothing ever gets done. You meet with the Superitdent several times, he could care less if his teachers are breaking state laws. No one has ever followed thru with holding any of these people accountable to their actions. Well , it is a new day coming 4 them. The Bible states what sorrow awaits those you mistreat a child. Vengeance belongs to the Lord. However God does give us common knowledge, a knock at the door for wisdom, & love for our children. If your child as a special need of ADHD or a learning disability, do not choose this school. I promise it's not worth the drive or the tears. Even with ADAP involved they could care less.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2013

I THINK IT IS VERY AWFUL WHEN YOU GET READY TO WALK INTO THE SCHOOL THEY HAVE A TOBACCO FREE SIGN UP WELL THEY HAVE THIS UP THEN WHY IS THE SCHOOL NURSE OUTSIDE SMOKING IN THE LOWER LEVEL PARKING LOT THEY NEED TO FOLLOW THE RULES JUST LIKE THE STUDENTS DO AND SHE DOES NOT NEED TO BE WORKING THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2013

WHS is a great school. I have 1 child who has graduated from WHS and two more currently attending this school. The teachers here are very knowledgeable and most of them are very caring. As with any school there is always room for improvement. However, I do believe the staff and facility are among the best anywhere. I've had very few problems with WHS in all the years I've dealt with them. That includes ALL the years I attended the school add well as my children. And I've never had a problem that was not settled to my satisfaction. If people are not happy with this school maybe they should try to help with improvements. Sometimes others don't realize there is a problem with something until it is brought to their attention. Last but not least, if this school is so bad, why does the BOE have to constantly be on guard to make sure ppl are adhering to the correct school zone rules. People will actually buy or rent (or even lie) another property just so their children can attend our school. I LOVE and support WOODLAND HIGH SCHOOL, and think it's the best anywhere round. GO BOBCATS (SR 1990)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2012

I currently attend WHS and personally think that it's a horrible place to attend school. Bullying is a major problem here. If a student tries to get help they are blown off by administrators. If I had another choice I would not attend this school.


Posted February 12, 2011

Woodland High School is a great school for the student that doesn't wish to leave the area. It instills a great sense of community early on, but doesn't promote growth and change. In the twelve years that I attended WHS, very little positive change occurred. It's a school stuck in the mindset of the 1950s. I have to say that the faculty were always very nice and helpful, but not very good at teaching students to excel. Woodland does well with sub-par academics and a greater focus on athletics--football in particular. If you're looking for a good learning environment and academic opportunities for your child, I suggest you enroll them in a different school.


Posted December 17, 2010

there is always improvement at any school, but most importantly the majority of students need to be in learning mode instead of being of social & popularity status & the faculty could be more to teaching instead of just pass the student on down the line. ,Woodland School has always a reputation of being the best school of this system, if a 3 rating is any comparision this school has, well there you go, improving in ALL areas...listen parents & school leadership.


Posted July 9, 2009

It is absolutely appalling how bad the education level is at Woodland High School. Though there are some teachers that care, most don't care about the student, they care about there image. At WHS its who you know not what you know. If you are a member of the right family then your set. TOO much empasis is placed on sports. They need a better balance of funding for sports and arts (as in the Marching Band). Before I graduated, the band had there practice field ripped away from them. The football team takes most of the priority around Woodland. Finally the advanced program though it is 'a so called rigourous program,' does not get one prepared for college. I don't reccommend this school to anyone its trash.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 9, 2009

This school is in desperate need of some help. My son attended this school and he is a slow learner. Instead of trying to teach him to read they read it to him. How is that helping him? Now that he is out he struggles in reading, spelling and writing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2008

The education these students are learning is inadequate. Half of them can barely read or write. This is a school I withdrew my children from quickly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 2, 2008

I have been involved (academics, band, athletics) with Woodland High School since 1994 (moved here). The small school environment enables children to participate in a wide range of extracurricular activites that would not be possible at larger schools expanding their experience and leadership skills. My oldest son graduated from Auburn University and is currently in seminary at SBTS in Louisville. He met his wife at WHS who finished Auburn University on full academic scholarship and is working on her Phd in neuroscience medicine at the University of Louisville. My middle son is a senior at Auburn University in political science and will attend law school. My youngest son received a full tuition football scholarship to Shorter College where is a junior majoring in business education. Principal leadership is strong; teacher quality high; parental involement exceptional, and WHS is as safe as any public school can be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2007

WHS needs stronger principal leadership and less emphasis on sports. The elementary students need to be separated from the high school students for obvious reasons. Homework is abundant. Some teachers don't seem to have time for the slower learners. Also, some sort of fund raising is always going on at WHS. Woodland is on the GA line so some of our best teachers have migrated to GA for better pay and better school facilities. The last time I was in WHS, it was filthy. Discipline at WHS is selective.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2007

I would rather go to Woodland than any other school in the county, well in the state of Alabama. Woodland is a small school but a small school is better than a big i can garanty that much. Are sports department concest of softball,football,baseball,volleyball, cheerleading,basketball,......we all so have several clubs woodland is the best school that I could ever think of .
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 27, 2006

It is the best school anywhere in the county.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2005

At Woodland you have teachers that are there for their kids not yours. And if you ask for help they are not interested or do they have the time.!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 10, 2004

My children attended WHS. The leadership needs to be stronger. More curriculum needs to be considered by the State Dept. of Ed. Athletics seem to be the top priority as with many schools. Good academic instruction.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2004

This school's main strength is its small size, which enables excellent supervision of the students. However, due to the small size and limited funding, many subjects and activities are not even offered here. There are no classes in art, drama, or journalism. This school only offers 2 tracks: advanced or standard. Most students here take agriculture and home economics every year from seventh grade up!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 24, 2004

Woodland is a wonderful school that not only promotes academics, but also a pride in the school and community. High moral values are encouraged in all students. I attended WHS and all 3 of my children currently attend. We love Woodland!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2003

I attended woodland and would recommend this school to anyone. This is where my children will attend. I couldn't comment on principal Murphy because Mr. McCord was principal when I attended, but I'm sure he is just as great as Mr. McCord was.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 10, 2003

I attended Woodland right from the start. I was a cheerleader and served in many clubs. I can say that if small town, unbusy life is what you are searching for, Woodland is the place for you.


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Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
87%
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 85% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
89%
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 91% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
74%
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 77% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
78%
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 73% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

77 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
60%
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 Students66%
Female70%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White67%
Free lunch eligible46%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Poverty48%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students78%
Female75%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty72%
Non-poverty88%
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 Students64%
Female66%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White64%
Free lunch eligible58%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Poverty53%
Non-poverty77%

Reading

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty97%
Non-poverty88%
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 Students87%
Female93%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Poverty78%
Non-poverty100%

Reading

All Students79%
Female93%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligible69%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty70%
Non-poverty92%
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 Students60%
Female58%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White60%
Free lunch eligible45%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Poverty48%
Non-poverty75%

Reading

All Students91%
Female96%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Poverty85%
Non-poverty100%
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 Students49%
Female54%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White52%
Free lunch eligible35%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Poverty29%
Non-poverty73%

Reading

All Students82%
Female85%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty71%
Non-poverty97%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White56%
Free lunch eligible51%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Poverty48%
Non-poverty66%

Reading

All Students61%
Female74%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible49%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Poverty50%
Non-poverty74%
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 80% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
69%
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

The state average for Science was 76% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
63%
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 Students66%
Female78%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White66%
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Poverty54%
Non-poverty84%
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

Science

All Students76%
Female74%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty68%
Non-poverty87%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
72%

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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

59 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
92%
Social Studies

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
81%
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%
Female100%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible93%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students75%
Female84%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty72%
Non-poverty79%

Math

All Students67%
Female74%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White64%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty71%

Reading

All Students75%
Female77%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty75%
Non-poverty75%

Social Studies

All Students65%
Female61%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White64%
Free lunch eligible54%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty59%
Non-poverty71%
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 educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students95%
Female97%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Poverty96%
Non-poverty94%

Math

All Students95%
Female94%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Poverty96%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty96%
Non-poverty100%

Social Studies

All Students88%
Female84%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty92%
Non-poverty84%
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
White 90% 58%
Black 7% 34%
Hispanic 3% 5%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Don Birchfield
Fax number
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24574 Hwy 48
Woodland, AL 36280
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