West Point High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About West Point High School
West Point High School is a public high school located in West Point, Mississippi. It is part of the Clay County School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school was established in 1896 and is one of the oldest high schools in the state.
West Point High School offers a wide range of academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities for its students. The school offers a variety of courses, including Advanced Placement courses and dual-enrollment courses with the local community college. The school also offers numerous athletic programs, including football, basketball, baseball, softball, golf, track and field, cross country, and tennis. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, including the National Honor Society, Student Council, and various service organizations.
West Point High School also has a strong commitment to the community. The school has been active in numerous community service projects, including a food drive, a toy drive, and a clothing drive. The school also works with local businesses to provide job opportunities for students.
West Point High School is proud to be a part of the Clay County School District and is committed to providing a quality education to its students. The school is dedicated to helping its students reach their full potential and become successful, productive members of society.
4314 County Road 1141
Cullman, AL 35057
9 – 12
Overview West Point High School
West Point High School serves 532 students in grades 9-12.
West Point 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 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on West Point High School
West Point 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 Point High School is 0.27, 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.