Sweet Water High School

Tel: (334)994-4263
Grades: KG-12

676 students

Sweet Water High School serves 676 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Sweet Water High School operates within the Marengo County School District.

Overview

The student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 676 students
Sweet Water High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Sweet Water High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sweet Water High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 13:1 15:1
Sweet Water High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Sweet Water High School Asian (2004-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Sweet Water High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
42%
35%
Sweet Water High School Black (1989-2012)
White
56%
58%
Sweet Water High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sweet Water High School Sch Ethnicity Sweet Water 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.
0.51 0.31
Sweet Water 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.
51%
51%
Sweet Water 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.
10%
7%
Sweet Water High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,379 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
School District Name Marengo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
7
Number of Students Managed 1,379 3,032
Marengo County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $29 MM
Marengo County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $31 MM
Marengo County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,175 $9,620
Marengo County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,530 $10,180
Marengo 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 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 Students Grades
  • Dixons Mills Marengo High School
    212 Panther Ln
    Dixons Mills , AL , 36736
    (334)992-2395
    4.9  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Linden Marengo Co Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2450 East Coats Ave
    Linden , AL , 36748
    (334)295-4237
    Vocational School
    14.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Linden George P Austin Junior High School
    718 Martin Luther King Dr
    Linden , AL , 36748
    (334)295-5378
    14.8  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Linden Marengo Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    114 8th Ave East
    Linden , AL , 36748
    (334)295-9798
    Alternative School
    14.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Linden Linden Elementary School
    201 South Shiloh St
    Linden , AL , 36748
    (334)295-5860
    14.9  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Marengo County, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Marengo County is Demopolis City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.