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 18% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% 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 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 (1988-2014)
American Indian
15%
1%
Section High School American Indian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
82%
57%
Section High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.31 0.32
Section High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1998-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jackson County School District's student population of 5,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,632 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,051 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $30 MM
Jackson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $59 MM $30 MM
Jackson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,632 $10,181
Jackson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,051 $10,301
Jackson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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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  • DuttonDutton Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 230 students
    4 miles
    180 Main St
    DuttonAL 35744
    (256)228-4265
    4KG-8230
  • ScottsboroThurston T Nelson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 247 students
    4.9 miles
    202 Ida Moody Rd
    ScottsboroAL 35769
    (256)218-2600
    4.9KG-4247
  • ScottsboroCollins Elementary School
    Grades: 5-6 | 421 students
    5.7 miles
    102 Legion Dr
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2700
    5.75-6421
  • ScottsboroScottsboro Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 443 students
    6 miles
    1601 Heroes Dr
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2300
    67-8443
  • ScottsboroCaldwell Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 415 students
    6.2 miles
    905 South Market St
    ScottsboroAL 35768
    (256)218-2500
    6.2KG-4415

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