Dekalb County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 8,872 students in Dekalb County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Dekalb County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County School District are Moon Lake School, Fyffe High School and Plainview School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dekalb County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dekalb County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
16 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
8,872 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
537 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Dekalb 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 93% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dekalb County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dekalb 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)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dekalb 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
93%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dekalb 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
0.59
0.59
# American Indian Students
1,122 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
13%
1%
# Asian Students
14 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
2,683 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
8%
# Black Students
81 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
1%
33%
# White Students
4,928 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
56%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
40 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
174
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
654
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
653
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
651
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
680
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
675
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
670
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
630
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
688
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
702
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
712
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
674
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
647
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
662
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,084 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 $9,888 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
$90 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dekalb 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
$88 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Dekalb 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
$10,084
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dekalb 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
$9,888
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dekalb 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 Dekalb County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Moon Lake School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5866 E River Road
Mentone, AL 35984
(256) 634-1133
Grades: K-6
| 65 students
Rank: #22.
Fyffe High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
153 Church St
Fyffe, AL 35971
(256) 623-2116
Grades: PK-12
| 936 students
Rank: #33.
Plainview School
Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-3510
Grades: PK-12
| 1,210 students
Rank: #44.
Ider School
Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1064 Crabapple Ln
Ider, AL 35981
(256) 632-2302
Grades: PK-12
| 700 students
Rank: #55.
Sylvania School
Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
133 2nd Street N
Sylvania, AL 35988
(256) 638-2030
Grades: K-12
| 951 students
Rank: #66.
Crossville Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15755 Al Hwy 68
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 925-0300
Grades: K-3
| 606 students
Rank: #77.
Henagar Junior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
85 Woodview Rd
Henagar, AL 35978
(256) 657-4483
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
Rank: #88.
Valley Head High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
235 1st Ave
Valley Head, AL 35989
(256) 635-6228
Grades: PK-12
| 475 students
Rank: #99.
Ruhuma Junior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3371 County Road 81
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3377
Grades: PK-8
| 170 students
Rank: #1010.
Geraldine School
Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13011 Highway 227
Geraldine, AL 35974
(256) 659-2142
Grades: PK-12
| 1,191 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Collinsville High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
802 S Valley Ave
Collinsville, AL 35961
(256) 524-2111
Grades: PK-12
| 929 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Crossville High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5405 Co Road 28
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 528-7858
Grades: 9-12
| 599 students
Rank: #1313.
Crossville Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
63 Justice Street
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 528-7859
Grades: 4-8
| 786 students
Alternative School
Alternative School
155 20th Street Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3711
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Dekalb Annex School
Special Education School
409 E Main St
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-4131
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Dekalb Technical Center
Vocational School
(1)
409 Main St E
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-4421
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Students: 8,872 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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