Dale County High School

County Rd 59, Midland City, AL 36350 | (334) 983-3541
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 363
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 1140, Midland City, AL 36350
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Leavy Lamar Boutwell
  • Fax: (334) 983-1549
  • Website: www.dalecountyboe.org
School Operational Details
  • Shared Time School
School District Details
  • Dale County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,352
  • Graduation Rate: 70.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.2
  • Enrolled Students: 2,875

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 363
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 199 (54.8%)
  • Females: 164 (45.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (8.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 189 (52.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 221 (60.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dale County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black9024.8%
Asian41.1%
Hispanic41.1%
White26472.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dale County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade9827.0%
10th Grade9425.9%
11th Grade8724.0%
12th Grade8423.1%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Dale County High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on November 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is truly a great school. It might be a smaller school however, it really strives for excellence. The teachers and staff are wonderful. The Football coach is an outstanding leader!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 25, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think that overall it's not a GREAT school but not a bad school either. I attended Southdale Middle for one year and moved on to Dale County High School for 2 years- moving from schools to schools. I have been to 11 schools in many different states and the main thing I've noticed that others have that DC doesn't, is opportunities. They don't offer the various clubs, sports, and classes available as other schools. That would be a good thing to improve on in the future.
  • Reviewed by Student on February 19, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I enjoy attending DCHS. We have good teachers, who try to show us exactly how to do whatever it is we are doing and if we don't know how they teach us how to do it. This school is a lot of fun to go to and it rewards us for having good behavior which is most the time
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 05, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I really enjoyed my high school years at DCHS. The teachers, coaches and staff were the best. They provided a comfortable atmosphere conducive to learning and helping students with career choices. I will never forget my time there and I am greatful for all that it provided to me in my life.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Dale County High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on AHSGE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201096.3%96.9%93.3%
200990.0%91.7%87.6%
200873.3%77.1%72.6%
 
Language Test
201081.7%83.3%78.5%
200981.3%82.4%81.8%
200876.3%76.3%77.0%
 
Math Test
201091.5%89.1%84.3%
200986.8%89.1%85.6%
200890.0%92.1%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201084.1%84.9%81.8%
200981.3%82.4%81.6%
200882.5%84.2%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201062.2%75.5%73.1%
200971.4%79.3%78.9%
200873.8%79.5%72.6%
 
Science Test
200883.8%88.4%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
2010100.0%97.3%94.0%
 
Language Test
201090.5%91.2%91.1%
200993.1%94.9%92.8%
200894.7%95.1%94.5%
 
Math Test
201095.2%96.2%94.7%
200998.6%98.9%95.4%
200896.0%97.5%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%94.5%93.6%
200995.8%97.2%94.2%
200893.3%93.8%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201086.9%91.2%90.5%
200991.7%94.9%91.6%
200894.7%96.3%93.0%
 
Science Test
200995.8%97.7%93.6%
200896.0%97.5%95.2%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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