Section High School

141 Alabama Hwy 71

Section, AL 35771-0010

Grades: KG-12

558 students

Section High School serves 558 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Section High School operates within the Jackson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 558 students
Section High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Section High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Section High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Section High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
12%
1%
Section High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
1%
34%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
83%
57%
Section High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Section High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.30 0.31
Section High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
48%
52%
Section High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
17%
6%
Section High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,927 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,410 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 5,760 2,979
Jackson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $29 MM
Jackson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $31 MM
Jackson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,927 $9,620
Jackson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,410 $10,180
Jackson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Dutton Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DuttonDutton Elementary School
    180 Main St
    DuttonAL 35744
    (256)228-4265
    4 mi | Gr. PK-9 | 224 students                      
  • ScottsboroThurston T Nelson Elementary School
    202 Ida Moody Rd
    ScottsboroAL 35769
    (256)218-2600
    4.9 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 247 students                      
  • ScottsboroCollins Elementary School
    102 Legion Dr
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2700
    5.7 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 440 students                      
  • ScottsboroScottsboro Junior High School
    1601 Jefferson St
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2300
    6 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 400 students                      
  • ScottsboroCaldwell Elementary School
    905 South Market St
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2500
    6.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 412 students                      

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