Dale County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,150 students in Dale County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Dale County School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dale County School District are George W Long High School, Ariton School and Newton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dale County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dale County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
3,150 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
170 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Dale County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#20 out of 139 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dale County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dale 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dale 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dale County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.59
# American Indian Students
13 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
11 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
122 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
583 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
19%
33%
# White Students
2,349 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
75%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
67 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
237
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
228
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
225
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
271
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
227
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
256
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
244
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
265
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
237
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
238
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
253
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
239
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,367 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,543 is less than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dale County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Dale County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,367
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dale County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,543
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dale County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Dale County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
George W Long High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2565 Co Rd 60
Skipperville, AL 36374
(334) 774-2380
Grades: 7-12
| 414 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Ariton School
Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
264 Creel Richardson Drive
Ariton, AL 36311
(334) 762-2371
Grades: K-12
| 690 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Newton Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
523 South College St
Newton, AL 36352
(334) 445-5564
Grades: K-6
| 253 students
Rank: #44.
Gw Long Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2567 Co Rd 60
Skipperville, AL 36374
(334) 774-0021
Grades: K-6
| 483 students
Rank: #55.
Midland City Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
48 Second Street
Midland City, AL 36350
(334) 983-4591
Grades: K-4
| 412 students
Rank: #66.
South Dale Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
309 Randolph Street
Pinckard, AL 36371
(334) 983-3077
Grades: 5-8
| 424 students
Rank: #77.
Dale County High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11470 County Road 59
Midland City, AL 36350
(334) 983-3541
Grades: 9-12
| 474 students
Opportunity Academy
Alternative School
1044 Andrews Ave
Ozark, AL 36360
(334) 774-5197
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dale County
  • 202 S Hwy 123 Suite E, Ozark, AL, 36360
  • (334) 774-2355
  • dalecountyboe.org
  • Students: 3,150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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