Dale County School District

All
(8)
All
(8)
 
High
(3)
High
(3)
 
Middle
(3)
Middle
(3)
 
Elementary
(5)
Elementary
(5)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,150 students in Dale County School District. Dale County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Dale County School District are George W Long High School, Gw Long Elementary School and Newton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Dale County School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of 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).

Overview

School District NameDale County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dalecountyboe.org
School District Phone Number(334) 774-2355
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools8 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students3,150 Students741,625 Students
# of Teachers170 Teachers42,126 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1

District Comparison

Dale County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 97% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#17 out of 138 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dale County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dale 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
0.410.59
# of American Indian Students13 Students6,931 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students11 Students10,768 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students122 Students58,754 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# of Black Students583 Students243,480 Students
% Black Students
19%
33%
# of White Students2,349 Students404,232 Students
% White Students
75%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students838 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students67 Students16,622 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 15,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:23754,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:22856,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22555,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:27157,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:23058,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:22757,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:25655,707
# of Students in 7th Grade:24455,595
# of Students in 8th Grade:26555,219
# of Students in 9th Grade:23757,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:23855,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:25353,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:23952,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,141 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 $9,892 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 Dale 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$31 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,141$10,763
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,892$10,762
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 2016-17 school year data.

Dale County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    George W Long High School Math: 82% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2565 Co Rd 60
    Skipperville, AL 36374
    (334) 774-2380

    Grades: 7-12 | 414 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Gw Long Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2567 Co Rd 60
    Skipperville, AL 36374
    (334) 774-0021

    Grades: K-6 | 483 students
  • Rank: #33.
    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.
    Ariton School Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    264 Creel Richardson Drive
    Ariton, AL 36311
    (334) 762-2371

    Grades: K-12 | 690 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.
    Dale County High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11470 County Road 59
    Midland City, AL 36350
    (334) 983-3541

    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
  • Rank: #77.
    South Dale Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    309 Randolph Street
    Pinckard, AL 36371
    (334) 983-3077

    Grades: 5-8 | 424 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Opportunity Academy Alternative School
    1044 Andrews Ave
    Ozark, AL 36360
    (334) 774-5197

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?