Tanner High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Tanner High School

Tanner High School is a public high school located in the small town of Tanner, Alabama. It is part of the Tanner City School District and serves grades 9-12.
Tanner High School has a long and proud history. It was founded in 1871 and is the oldest high school in the area. The school has a strong academic program and offers a wide range of courses, including Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment options.
The school also has a strong athletic program, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, and other sports. The school also has a thriving music and arts program, with a variety of clubs and activities available.
Tanner High School is a great place for students to learn and grow. The faculty and staff are dedicated to providing an excellent education and creating a positive learning environment. With its strong academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities, Tanner High School is a great place for students to prepare for their future.

Address:

12060 Sommers Rd
Tanner, AL 35671

Phone:

(256) 233-6682

Site:

www.tannerhigh.org

Grades:

6 – 12

Enrollment:

410 students

Overview Tanner High School

Tanner High School serves 410 students in grades 6-12.
Tanner 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% (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% (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 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Verdict on Tanner High School

Tanner 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 Tanner High School is 0.68, which is more 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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