Section High School

141 Alabama Hwy 71,

Section, AL, 35771-0010

Tel: (256)228-6718
Grades: KG-12

557 students

Section High School serves 557 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Section High School operates within the Jackson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 557 students
Section High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Section High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Section High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Section High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
10%
1%
Section High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Section High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
1%
35%
Section High School Black (2004-2012)
White
86%
58%
Section High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Section High School Sch Ethnicity Section High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.55
Section High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
51%
Section High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
7%
Section High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,717 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 5,717 2,928
Jackson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $29 MM
Jackson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $31 MM
Jackson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,927 $9,620
Jackson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,410 $10,180
Jackson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dutton Elementary School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dutton Elementary School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thurston T Nelson Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dutton Dutton Elementary School
    180 Main St
    Dutton , AL , 35744
    (256)228-4265
    4  mi  |  235  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Scottsboro Thurston T Nelson Elementary School
    202 Ida Moody Rd
    Scottsboro , AL , 35769
    (256)218-2600
    4.9  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Scottsboro Collins Elementary School
    102 Legion Dr
    Scottsboro , AL , 35768
    (256)218-2700
    5.7  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Scottsboro Scottsboro Junior High School
    1601 Jefferson St
    Scottsboro , AL , 35768
    (256)218-2300
    6  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Scottsboro Caldwell Elementary School
    905 South Market St
    Scottsboro , AL , 35768
    (256)218-2500
    6.2  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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