Wicksburg High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Wicksburg High School
Wicksburg High School is a public high school located in Wicksburg, Alabama. It is part of the Wicksburg School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a rich tradition of excellence, with a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities.
Wicksburg High School offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes core classes such as English, math, science, and social studies, as well as elective courses in a variety of areas. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.
The school has a strong commitment to helping its students succeed both in and out of the classroom. The faculty and staff strive to create an environment that encourages learning and growth. The school has a wide variety of resources available to students, including tutoring, counseling, and college and career guidance.
At Wicksburg High School, students are encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available to them. The school is dedicated to helping its students reach their full potential and become successful members of their community.
1172 S State Highway 123
Newton, AL 36352
PreK – 12
Overview Wicksburg High School
Wicksburg High School serves 1,000 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Wicksburg High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher 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 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Wicksburg High School
Wicksburg High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Wicksburg High School is 0.22, 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.