Section High School

Section High School serves 570 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Section High School operates within the Jackson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 570 students
Section High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Section High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Section High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Section High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Section High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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 0.32
Section High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
53%
52%
Section High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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%
Section High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,632 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,051 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 5,712 3,026
Jackson County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $30 MM
Jackson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $59 MM $30 MM
Jackson County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,632 $10,181
Jackson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,051 $10,301
Jackson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Scottsboro High School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Collins Elementary School (5.7 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
    4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 230 students180 Main St
    DuttonAL 35744
    (256)228-4265
    4KG-8230
  • ScottsboroThurston T Nelson Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 247 students202 Ida Moody Rd
    ScottsboroAL 35769
    (256)218-2600
    4.9KG-4247
  • ScottsboroCollins Elementary School
    5.7 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 421 students102 Legion Dr
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2700
    5.75-6421
  • ScottsboroScottsboro Junior High School
    6 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 443 students1601 Heroes Dr
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2300
    67-8443
  • ScottsboroCaldwell Elementary School
    6.2 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 415 students905 South Market St
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2500
    6.2KG-4415

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