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D+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    D+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    D+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Wenonah High School is a public school located in Birmingham, AL. It has 791 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 8% in reading.
Address
2800 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221
Telephone
(205) 231-1660

Wenonah High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
8%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
Average ACT
18
48 responses
AP Enrollment
9%

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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    C
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$33,770
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$770
National
$949
Median Home Value
$86,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
45%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Talent show
    33%
  • Traveling with the Academy and Band.
    29%
  • Parades
    25%
  • Athletic Games
    4%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
791
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,694
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,602/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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I began attending Wenonah High School my 9th grade year.
They have given me many opportunities to meet new people, be more open with different organization and i have to say i have learned so much. I have been in the hospitality and Tourism group since 9th grade and i have attended many different outings to learn about many more careers.. I was given a chance to shadow a veterinarian and i had so much fun learning about what i will be doing in the future.. Wenonah High School gave out a lot of opportunities for us and i am very appreciative of that because within the upcoming months i will be graduating with all the knowledge that i was given.
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Wenonah High School is boring there's never nothing new. In a school were you constangly have your day alraedy planned out is boring. It would be nice if one day you go to school an you don't have any class but, a fun movie day. Then the administration staff abuse there power. What's the purpose of a library if you can't go in and sit there or read a book in there.
My experience at Wenonah was good I learned a few things from teachers there. One thing I like from Wenonah was the choir and the drama club. I was very involved in a lot of activities One thing I can say they need to change is the environment of the school and find teachers who teach and not just sit at the desk and look at you and then when you fail they say it’s your fault but in reality it’s there fault because they will give assignments at the last minute also the teachers need to learn to put grades in on time because when it was time for our grades to go in it took teachers forever and the seniors grades had to be in so that our counselor could pick up our diplomas and mak our the failure list and most teachers still waited to the last minute but other than that Wenonah is a good school and you will learn as long as you go to class