Dale County High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Dale County High School
Dale County High School is a public high school located in Dale County, Alabama. It is part of the Dale County School System and serves students in grades 9-12. The school is known for its strong academic and athletic programs, as well as its commitment to developing students into well-rounded individuals.
Dale County High School is proud to offer students a wide range of educational opportunities. The school has a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, as well as a number of electives and extracurricular activities. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, including the National Honor Society and the Future Business Leaders of America.
The school is also home to an excellent athletics program. Dale County High School has won numerous state championships in football, basketball, baseball, and softball. The school also offers a variety of other sports, including track and field, cross country, and golf.
At Dale County High School, we strive to create an environment where students can learn, grow, and thrive. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment that encourages students to reach their full potential.
11470 County Road 59
Midland City, AL 36350
9 – 12
Overview Dale County High School
Dale County High School serves 450 students in grades 9-12.
Dale County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Dale County High School
Dale County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Dale County High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.