Etowah County School District

3200 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35904-1732
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 8,612 students in Etowah County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Etowah County School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Alabama public school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
24 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
8,612 Students
747,434 Students
# Teachers
471 Teachers
38,261 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Etowah County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 145 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (AL)
#47 out of 145 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Etowah County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Etowah 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 2021-22 school year data.
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Etowah 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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Etowah County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Etowah County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.62
# American Indian Students
13 Students
6,565 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
92 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
473 Students
74,497 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
10%
# Black Students
273 Students
238,856 Students
% Black Students
3%
32%
# White Students
7,425 Students
393,027 Students
% White Students
86%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
13 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
323 Students
21,522 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
254
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
692
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
692
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
632
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
612
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
604
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
633
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
651
56,188
# Students in 7th Grade:
702
58,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
636
58,874
# Students in 9th Grade:
679
61,974
# Students in 10th Grade:
639
55,312
# Students in 11th Grade:
597
52,302
# Students in 12th Grade:
589
50,328
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,428 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,938. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,922 is less than the state median of $12,156. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$98 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Etowah County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$94 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Etowah County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,428
$12,938
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Etowah County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,922
$12,156
This chart display average spending per public school student in Etowah County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Etowah County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John S Jones Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 Lumley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(256) 442-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 736 students
Rank: #22.
Glencoe Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
207 N College St
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-4709
Grades: PK-4
| 379 students
Rank: #33.
Southside Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2551 Highway 77
Gadsden, AL 35907
(256) 442-1090
Grades: PK-5
| 545 students
Rank: #44.
Gaston Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4550 Us Highway 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-8828
Grades: PK-6
| 255 students
Rank: #55.
Whitesboro Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5080 Leeth Gap Rd
Boaz, AL 35956
(256) 622-1110
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #66.
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5375 Main Street
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-5571
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #77.
Ivalee Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
840 Gallant Rd
Attalla, AL 35954
(256) 538-9781
Grades: PK-6
| 236 students
Rank: #88.
West End Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6795 Highway 132
Altoona, AL 35952
(256) 622-1085
Grades: PK-6
| 372 students
Rank: #99.
Highland Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3156 Tabor Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-7409
Grades: PK-6
| 218 students
Rank: #1010.
Rainbow Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(256) 442-1095
Grades: 6-8
| 623 students
Rank: #1111.
Glencoe Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
809 Lonesome Bend Rd
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-5627
Grades: 5-8
| 307 students
Rank: #1212.
Southside High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2361 School Drive
Gadsden, AL 35907
(256) 442-2172
Grades: 9-12
| 784 students
Rank: #1313.
Carlisle Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8025 Us Highway 431
Boaz, AL 35956
(256) 622-1115
Grades: PK-5
| 341 students
Rank: #1414.
Duck Springs Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10180 Duck Springs Rd
Attalla, AL 35954
(256) 538-6301
Grades: PK-6
| 197 students
Rank: #1515.
Sardis Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 Sardis Drive
Boaz, AL 35956
(256) 622-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #1616.
Hokes Bluff Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3121 Appalachian Hwy
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-1963
Grades: 6-8
| 317 students
Rank: #1717.
Gaston High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4550 Us Highway 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-8828
Grades: 7-12
| 342 students
Rank: #1818.
Glencoe High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
803 Lonesome Bend Rd
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-2250
Grades: 9-12
| 325 students
Rank: #1919.
Sardis High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1420 Church St
Boaz, AL 35956
(256) 593-5221
Grades: 9-12
| 553 students
Rank: #2020.
West End High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4515 Elm St
Walnut Grove, AL 35990
(256) 622-1112
Grades: 7-12
| 383 students
Rank: #2121.
Hokes Bluff High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1865 Appalachia Rd
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-1360
Grades: 9-12
| 372 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career Technical Center
Vocational School
105 Burke Ave Se
Attalla, AL 35954
(256) 538-3312
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
The Etowah County Refocus Center
Alternative School
106 Burke Ave Se
Attalla, AL 35954
(256) 538-8431
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Etowah County Special Education Learning Center
Special Education School
209a Grand Ave W
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(256) 442-1050
Grades: PK-12
| 17 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Etowah County School District?
Etowah County School District manages 24 public schools serving 8,612 students.
What is the rank of Etowah County School District?
Etowah County School District is ranked #46 out of 145 school districts in Alabama (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Etowah County School District?
86% of Etowah County School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Etowah County School District?
Etowah County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Etowah County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,922 is less than the state median of $12,156. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 26% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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