Chambers County School District

1298 Avc Drive
Lafayette, AL 36862
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Chambers County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 903 students in Chambers County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Alabama.
Public Middle Schools in Chambers County School District have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Alabama public middle school average of 17%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public middle school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
12 Schools
531 Schools
# Students
3,347 Students
247,532 Students
# Teachers
185 Teachers
11,665 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Chambers County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#105 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chambers County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chambers County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chambers County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chambers County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.56
0.60
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# Asian Students
7 Students
2,865 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
118 Students
22,606 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
1,618 Students
75,072 Students
% Black Students
48%
30%
# White Students
1,541 Students
137,153 Students
% White Students
46%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
279 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
59 Students
5,795 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
147
2,768
# Students in K Grade:
238
5,957
# Students in 1st Grade:
254
5,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
247
5,469
# Students in 3rd Grade:
226
5,567
# Students in 4th Grade:
265
6,264
# Students in 5th Grade:
239
11,179
# Students in 6th Grade:
220
40,909
# Students in 7th Grade:
267
58,202
# Students in 8th Grade:
263
58,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
303
13,965
# Students in 10th Grade:
226
11,298
# Students in 11th Grade:
226
11,015
# Students in 12th Grade:
226
10,295
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,089 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,645 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$41 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chambers County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$39 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Chambers County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,089
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chambers County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,645
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chambers County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Chambers County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Five Points Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10180 County Road 222
Five Points, AL 36855
(334) 864-7615
Grades: K-8
| 95 students
Rank: #22.
W F Burns Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
292 Johnson St
Valley, AL 36854
(334) 756-3567
Grades: 6-8
| 570 students
Rank: #33.
John P Powell Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Martin Luther King Drive
Lafayette, AL 36862
(334) 864-8876
Grades: 6-8
| 127 students
Rank: n/an/a
318 Avc Drive
Lafayette, AL 36862
(334) 864-8863
Grades: 6-12
| 111 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,347 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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