Covington County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,049 students in Covington County School District. Covington County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Covington County School District are Straughn Elementary School, Straughn High School and Straughn Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Covington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameCovington County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.cov.k12.al.us
School District Phone Number(334) 222-7571
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools9 Schools1,473 Schools
# of Students3,049 Students740,870 Students
# of Teachers197 Teachers42,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1

District Comparison

Covington County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#47 out of 138 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Covington County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Covington 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Covington 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Covington County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.200.59
# of American Indian Students15 Students6,927 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students27 Students10,748 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students35 Students58,644 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# of Black Students217 Students243,225 Students
% Black Students
7%
33%
# of White Students2,721 Students403,886 Students
% White Students
89%
55%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a837 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students34 Students16,603 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8715,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:22054,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:23656,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:24355,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:24157,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:21258,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:22257,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:23455,487
# of Students in 7th Grade:26355,345
# of Students in 8th Grade:23354,934
# of Students in 9th Grade:23457,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:23255,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:21853,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:17452,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,549 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,406 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$32 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Covington County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$32 MM$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Covington County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,549$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Covington County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,406$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Covington County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Covington County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Straughn Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    29324 Straughn School Road
    Andalusia, AL 36421
    (334) 427-1311

    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Straughn High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    29448 Straughn School Road
    Andalusia, AL 36421
    (334) 222-2511

    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Straughn Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    29324 Straughn School Road
    Andalusia, AL 36421
    (334) 222-4090

    Grades: 6-8 | 275 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Red Level Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    28551 Barrow Road
    Red Level, AL 36474
    (334) 469-5315

    Grades: PK-6 | 321 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fleeta School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    27463 County Road 30
    Opp, AL 36467
    (334) 493-6772

    Grades: K-8 | 166 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Pleasant Home School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12548 Falco Road
    Andalusia, AL 36420
    (334) 222-1315

    Grades: PK-12 | 555 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ws Harlan Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1641 Mohegan St
    Lockhart, AL 36455
    (334) 858-3294

    Grades: PK-6 | 277 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Red Level High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    28551 Barrow Road
    Red Level, AL 36474
    (334) 469-5315

    Grades: 7-12 | 256 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Florala High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    22114 Begonia St
    Florala, AL 36442
    (334) 858-3765

    Grades: 7-12 | 226 students
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