West Morgan High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About West Morgan High School

West Morgan High School is a public high school located in Decatur, Alabama. Established in 1961, West Morgan High School offers a comprehensive education for students in grades 9-12. The school is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for students to develop academically, socially, and emotionally. West Morgan High School offers a wide range of courses and activities for students to explore their interests. The school has a strong academic program, with a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes available. Additionally, West Morgan High School offers extracurricular activities such as sports, clubs, and a student council. The school also has a variety of art and music programs. West Morgan High School is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. The school has a comprehensive guidance and counseling program that helps students plan for college and career success. The school also provides a variety of resources and support services to help students succeed. West Morgan High School is committed to providing a quality education for all students. The school has a strong sense of community, and strives to create a positive and supportive learning environment for all students.

Address:

261 S Greenway Dr
Trinity, AL 35673

Phone:

(256) 353-5214

Site:

www.morgank12.org

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

436 students

Overview West Morgan High School

West Morgan High School serves 436 students in grades 9-12.
West Morgan 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 ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Verdict on West Morgan High School

West Morgan 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 Morgan High School is 0.54, 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.

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