West Blocton High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About West Blocton High School
West Blocton High School is a public secondary school located in West Blocton, Alabama. Established in the early 1900s, West Blocton High School is one of the oldest schools in the area and has a long history of providing quality education to its students.
The school is known for its strong academic programs, offering a variety of courses in the fields of mathematics, science, English, and social studies. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and activities designed to help students develop their leadership skills. In addition, West Blocton High School has a strong commitment to community service and offers several service-learning courses.
West Blocton High School has a diverse student body, with students from various backgrounds and cultures. The school has a strong focus on preparing students for college and career, and offers numerous college preparatory courses. West Blocton High School also offers a variety of support services, such as counseling and tutoring, to help students succeed.
West Blocton High School is a great place for students to receive a quality education and prepare for the future. The school provides a safe and supportive environment for students to learn, grow, and succeed.
4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway
West Blocton, AL 35184
9 – 12
Overview West Blocton High School
West Blocton High School serves 410 students in grades 9-12.
West Blocton 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 15-19% (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 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on West Blocton High School
West Blocton 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 West Blocton High School is 0.25, 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.