Colbert County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Colbert County School District serving 2,619 students in Cherokee, Alabama.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 18:1.

Colbert County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Cherokee Cherokee Elementary School
    1305 North Pike
    Cherokee, AL 35616
    (256)359-6422

    Grades: PK-6 | 325 students
  • Cherokee Cherokee High School
    850 High School Dr
    Cherokee, AL 35616
    (256)359-4434

    Grades: 7-12 | 242 students
  • Leighton Colbert Co High School
    2200 High School St
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256)446-8214

    Grades: 7-12 | 409 students
  • Tuscumbia Colbert Heights Elementary School
    1551 Sunset Dr
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256)381-6132

    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
  • Tuscumbia Colbert Heights High School
    6825 Woodmont Dr
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256)383-7875

    Grades: 7-12 | 472 students
  • Leighton Hatton Elementary School
    2130 Hatton School Rd
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256)446-5679

    Grades: PK-6 | 263 students
  • Leighton Leighton Elementary School
    8100 Old Highway 20
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256)446-8351

    Grades: PK-6 | 339 students
  • Tuscumbia New Bethel Elementary School
    900 New Bethel School Rd
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256)383-6471

    Grades: PK-6 | 144 students

Overview

School District NameColbert County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,619 students
# of Teachers170 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,307 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,312 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.32
# of American Indian Students8 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students8 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students91 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students339 students
% Black Students
13%
# of White Students2,117 students
% White Students
81%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students52 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:152
# of Students in Kindergarten:194
# of Students in 1st Grade:201
# of Students in 2nd Grade:203
# of Students in 3rd Grade:193
# of Students in 4th Grade:194
# of Students in 5th Grade:194
# of Students in 6th Grade:165
# of Students in 7th Grade:164
# of Students in 8th Grade:186
# of Students in 9th Grade:194
# of Students in 10th Grade:190
# of Students in 11th Grade:215
# of Students in 12th Grade:174
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Colbert County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colbert 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colbert 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colbert County School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,865 is higher than the state average of $10,435. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,832 is higher than the state average of $10,558. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$30 MM$30 MM
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Spending$30 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Colbert County School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,865$10,435
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Colbert County School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,832$10,558
This chart display average spending per public school student in Colbert County School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Colbert County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.32, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.34. The most diverse school in the district is Leighton Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.