Locust Fork High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Locust Fork High School
Locust Fork High School is a public high school located in Blount County, Alabama. It is part of the Blount County School System and serves students in grades 9-12. The school is known for its strong academic programs, competitive athletics, and wide variety of extracurricular activities.
The school offers a variety of classes, including core subjects such as math, science, English, and social studies. There are also career and technical education courses, such as automotive technology, culinary arts, and health sciences. The school also offers honors and Advanced Placement (AP) classes.
The school’s athletic teams compete in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in sports such as football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and track & field. The school also has a variety of clubs and organizations, such as the National Honor Society, Student Council, Beta Club, and Future Business Leaders of America.
Locust Fork High School has a long history of providing students with a quality education and a safe and supportive learning environment. The school is committed to helping its students reach their full potential and prepare them for success in college and beyond.
77 School Rd
Locust Fork, AL 35097
7 – 12
Overview Locust Fork High School
Locust Fork High School serves 446 students in grades 7-12.
Locust Fork 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 15% (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 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Locust Fork High School
Locust Fork 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 Locust Fork High School is 0.20, 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.