East Limestone High School

15641 East Limestone Rd, Athens, AL 35613 | (256) 233-6660
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,204
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2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 15641 E Limestone Rd, Athens, AL 35613
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Dennis W Black
  • Fax: (256) 230-9366
  • Website: www.eastlimestonehigh.org
School Operational Details
  • Shared Time School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,204
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 615 (51.1%)
  • Females: 588 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 328 (27.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 355 (29.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
East Limestone High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For East Limestone High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade16413.6%
7th Grade17514.5%
8th Grade18915.7%
9th Grade19516.2%
10th Grade16814.0%
11th Grade15412.8%
12th Grade15913.2%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2.5

2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for East Limestone High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 22, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from East Limestone and i hate this school!! Coach black is holding my diploma from me untill i pay a fee for athletics, which i dont owe. And you can't hold a goverment funded diploma agaisnt a sport. I can't even go to college untill i find money or untill he just comes to his senses. I will never let my children come here. This school is the worst school i have been to, and i moved from texas to here like twice so i know different school. I have one thing to say to this school. Get a new principal and quick.
  • Reviewed by Student on December 28, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Sparkman is north (not South) of EL. or northeast.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 18, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • East Limestone High has a completely broken system of education, over crowded classrooms/lunch rooms, the students buy the teachers teaching supplies every year, there is violence and intimidation that goes without or with inappropriate punishment, the kids do not obey their principal, (whom is ultimately responsible for how well the school operates), the drop out rate is astounding yet not surprising, the school board agrees with the principal's morals and bad decisions on inappropriate punishment for the offenses despite specific children being bullies and consistently violent and so on.

    There is favoritism between the principal and specific female students possibly due to him knowing their parents? and...

    Listen up parents...
    Take charge of your kids' lives! Drop by these schools where you leave your children thinking they're actually learning and are safe there!

    Find teachers speaking on politics and religion in an ART CLASS. My daughter was assaulted and believe it or not, after changing my daughters school schedule several times to accommodate the two bullies, one of the girls that assaulted my daughter ended up in one of her classes- and get this, she was seated BEHIND my daughter and the teacher knew NOTHING about the assault. Do YOU think my daughter is safe at East Limestone High?

    If the teachers slack off due to low pay, or if they are uninformed- where do our kids stand?

    Think About It!
    My daughter is now being home schooled, will complete high school one year early and already has scholarships lined up as well as internships in places you would not believe.

    Don't rely on a broken system to educate them and keep them in an environment that supports learning.

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