West Limestone High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About West Limestone High School
West Limestone High School is located in Athens, Alabama. It is a public school that serves the students of Limestone County. The school offers a variety of educational opportunities for its students, including Advanced Placement classes, dual enrollment classes, and career and technical education classes.
The school has a strong commitment to excellence and its students’ success. It offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including athletics, clubs, and student organizations. The school also has a strong community involvement and provides many opportunities for students to get involved in the local community.
West Limestone High School has been recognized for its academic achievements, as well as its commitment to the local community. It has been named a National Blue Ribbon School and has been recognized as one of the top high schools in Alabama.
The school is committed to providing its students with the best possible education and strives to ensure that all students are given the opportunity to succeed. West Limestone High School is truly a great place to learn and grow.
10945 School House Rd
Lester, AL 35647
6 – 12
Overview West Limestone High School
West Limestone High School serves 775 students in grades 6-12.
West Limestone 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 11% (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 32% (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 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on West Limestone High School
West Limestone 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 Limestone High School is 0.34, 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.