Sweet Water High School

Sweet Water High School serves 660 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 43%.
Sweet Water High School operates within the Marengo County School District.

Overview

The student population of 660 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 72% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 660 students
Sweet Water High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Sweet Water High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sweet Water High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Sweet Water High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
42%
34%
Sweet Water High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
57%
57%
Sweet Water High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
2%
Sweet Water High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Sweet Water 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.
0.50 0.20
Sweet Water 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%
Sweet Water 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.
13%
6%
Sweet Water High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,266 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,175 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,530 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Marengo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
7
Number of Students Managed 1,266 2,979
Marengo County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $29 MM
Marengo County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $31 MM
Marengo County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,175 $9,620
Marengo County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,530 $10,180
Marengo 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 Marengo High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marengo High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marengo High School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dixons MillsMarengo High School
    212 Panther Ln
    Dixons MillsAL 36736
    (334)992-2395
    4.9 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 267 students                      
  • LindenMarengo Co Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2450 East Coats Ave
    LindenAL 36748
    (334)295-4237
    Vocational School

    14.4 mi | Gr. 11-12 | n/a students                      
  • LindenGeorge P Austin Junior High School
    718 Martin Luther King Dr
    LindenAL 36748
    (334)295-5378
    14.8 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 99 students                      
  • LindenMarengo Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    114 8th Ave East
    LindenAL 36748
    (334)295-9798
    Alternative School

    14.9 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • LindenLinden Elementary School
    201 South Shiloh St
    LindenAL 36748
    (334)295-5860
    14.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 234 students                      

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