Dallas County High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Dallas County High School

Dallas County High School is a public school located in Selma, Alabama. It is part of the Dallas County Schools system and serves students in grades 9-12. The school is known for its strong academic programs, as well as its sports teams. The school’s mascot is the Hornet and its colors are blue and white.
Dallas County High School offers a wide range of courses and programs, including Advanced Placement classes, career and technical education courses, and a variety of extracurricular activities. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, including student government, the National Honor Society, and a variety of sports teams.
The school has a strong sense of community and pride. Students are encouraged to participate in school activities and events, and to give back to the community through service projects. Dallas County High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.

Address:

335 5th Ave
Plantersville, AL 36758

Phone:

(334) 366-2232

Site:

www.dallask12.org

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

424 students

Overview Dallas County High School

Dallas County High School serves 424 students in grades 9-12.
Dallas 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 ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Dallas County High School

Dallas 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 Dallas County High School is 0.49, 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.

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