Demopolis High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Demopolis High School
Demopolis High School is a public high school located in Demopolis, Alabama. It is part of the Demopolis City Schools system and has been educating students since 1845. The school currently serves more than 800 students in grades 9-12.
Demopolis High School offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities to its students. The school has a strong focus on college and career readiness, and provides students with a variety of opportunities to prepare for their future. Demopolis High School offers a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, dual enrollment classes, and honors classes. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including athletics, theater, and clubs.
Demopolis High School is committed to providing its students with a quality education that prepares them for success in college and beyond. The school has a strong sense of community and provides a safe and supportive environment for its students to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.
701 Hwy 80 W
Demopolis, AL 36732
9 – 12
Overview Demopolis High School
Demopolis High School serves 646 students in grades 9-12.
Demopolis High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Demopolis High School
Demopolis 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 Demopolis High School is 0.56, 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.