Dallas County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,179 students in Dallas County School District. Dallas County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
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.
Public schools in Dallas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of 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 NameDallas County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dallask12.org
School District Phone Number(334) 875-3440
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools11 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students3,179 Students741,625 Students
# of Teachers191 Teachers42,126 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

Dallas County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 92% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 138 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dallas County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dallas 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
0.370.59
# of American Indian Studentsn/a6,931 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students10 Students10,768 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students19 Students58,754 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# of Black Students2,434 Students243,480 Students
% Black Students
77%
33%
# of White Students702 Students404,232 Students
% White Students
22%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student838 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students13 Students16,622 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13315,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:20754,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:19756,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:23055,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:19857,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:24458,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:23657,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:22155,707
# of Students in 7th Grade:22255,595
# of Students in 8th Grade:27155,219
# of Students in 9th Grade:25257,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:25855,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:23853,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:27252,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,483 is higher 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 $11,256 is higher 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$37 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,483$10,763
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,256$10,762
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 2016-17 school year data.

Dallas County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Je Terry Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    70 Academy St
    Plantersville, AL 36758
    (334) 366-2838

    Grades: PK-6 | 136 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Valley Grande Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 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: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2863 County Road 81
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 872-6417

    Grades: 7-8 | 271 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Brantley Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5585 Water Ave
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-8185

    Grades: PK-6 | 226 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Dallas County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    335 5th Ave
    Plantersville, AL 36758
    (334) 366-2232

    Grades: 9-12 | 492 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Bruce K Craig Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Building 108 Craig Ind Park
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 875-7937

    Grades: 3-5 | 275 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Salem Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3486 Dallas Road 3
    Orrville, AL 36767
    (334) 996-8636

    Grades: PK-5 | 204 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Tipton Durant Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2500 Tipton St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 872-8080

    Grades: 6-8 | 212 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Southside High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7975 Us Highway 80 E
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 872-0518

    Grades: 9-12 | 349 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Keith Middlehigh School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1166 Dallas Road 115
    Orrville, AL 36767
    (334) 875-4155

    Grades: 6-12 | 280 students
  • Rank: #1111.3104 Old Montgomery Hwy
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-9566

    Grades: K-2 | 233 students
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