Verbena High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Verbena High School
Verbena High School is a public school located in the small town of Verbena, Alabama. The school serves grades 9-12 and has a student body of around 500 students. Verbena High School is dedicated to providing quality education and creating a safe, nurturing environment for all students. The curriculum is focused on preparing students for college and career success.
Verbena High School offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and organizations. The school also offers a wide range of Advanced Placement courses and dual enrollment options. The school’s faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging and supportive learning environment for all students.
Verbena High School is committed to helping all students reach their full potential and become productive members of society. The school strives to foster a culture of respect, responsibility, and kindness. Verbena High School is dedicated to helping students achieve their goals and become successful members of the community.
202 County Road 510
Verbena, AL 36091
PreK – 12
Overview Verbena High School
Verbena High School serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Verbena 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 7% (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 21% (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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Verbena High School
Verbena 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 Verbena High School is 0.39, 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.