Dallas County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,179 students in Dallas County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Dallas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dallas County School District are Je Terry Elementary School, Valley Grande Elementary School and William R Martin Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dallas County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Dallas County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
3,179 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
192 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Dallas County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#116 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dallas County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dallas 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)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dallas 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
94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dallas 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
0.37
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
10 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
19 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
2,434 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
77%
33%
# White Students
702 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
22%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
133
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
207
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
197
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
230
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
198
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
244
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
236
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
221
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
222
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
271
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
252
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
258
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
238
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
272
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,325 is higher 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 $11,201 is higher 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
$36 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dallas 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
$36 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Dallas 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
$11,325
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dallas 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
$11,201
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dallas 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 Dallas County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Je Terry Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
70 Academy St
Plantersville, AL 36758
(334) 366-2838
Grades: PK-6
| 136 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Grande Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2765 Dallas County Road 81
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-7661
Grades: PK-6
| 501 students
Rank: #33.
William R Martin Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2863 County Road 81
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 872-6417
Grades: 7-8
| 271 students
Rank: #44.
Bruce K Craig Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Building 108 Craig Ind Park
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 875-7937
Grades: 3-5
| 275 students
Rank: #55.
Salem Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3486 Dallas Road 3
Orrville, AL 36767
(334) 996-8636
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #66.
Brantley Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5585 Water Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-8185
Grades: PK-6
| 226 students
Rank: #77.
Dallas County High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
335 5th Ave
Plantersville, AL 36758
(334) 366-2232
Grades: 9-12
| 492 students
Rank: #88.
Keith Middlehigh School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1166 Dallas Road 115
Orrville, AL 36767
(334) 875-4155
Grades: 6-12
| 280 students
Rank: #99.
Tipton Durant Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Tipton St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-8080
Grades: 6-8
| 212 students
Rank: #1010.
Southside High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
7975 Us Highway 80 E
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-0518
Grades: 9-12
| 349 students
Dallas County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
1306 Roosevelt Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-8031
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
3104 Old Montgomery Hwy
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-9566
Grades: K-2
| 233 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dallas County
  • 429 Lauderdale St, Selma, AL, 36701-4581
  • (334) 875-3440
  • dallask12.org
  • Students: 3,179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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