Houston County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 public schools in Houston County School District, serving 6,419 students.
  • Public school in Houston County School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Alabama public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
  • The top ranked public schools in Houston County School District are Rehobeth Elementary School, Wicksburg High School and Webb Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameHouston County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hcboe.us
School District Phone Number(334)792-8331
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools12 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students6,419 Students742,195 Students
# of Teachers352 Teachers42,154 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

  • Houston County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 137 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.390.59
# of American Indian Students10 Students6,934 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students17 Students10,786 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students340 Students58,766 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# of Black Students1,042 Students243,597 Students
% Black Students
16%
33%
# of White Students4,903 Students404,645 Students
% White Students
77%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students8 Students840 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students99 Students16,627 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6715,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:44954,954
# of Students in 1st Grade:45056,387
# of Students in 2nd Grade:46255,562
# of Students in 3rd Grade:45757,484
# of Students in 4th Grade:50758,492
# of Students in 5th Grade:49057,872
# of Students in 6th Grade:49055,711
# of Students in 7th Grade:50255,600
# of Students in 8th Grade:52155,226
# of Students in 9th Grade:54157,301
# of Students in 10th Grade:52255,318
# of Students in 11th Grade:47353,920
# of Students in 12th Grade:48852,848
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,045 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,446. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,100 is less than the state average of $10,415. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$52 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$52 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston County  School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,045$10,446
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston County  School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,100$10,415
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston County  School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Houston County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Ashford Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Barfield St
    Ashford, AL 36312
    (334)726-5958

    Grades: PK-5 | 658 students
  • Ashford High School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    607 Church St
    Ashford, AL 36312
    (334)899-5411

    Grades: 6-12 | 767 students
  • Cottonwood High School Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    663 Houston St
    Cottonwood, AL 36320
    (334)691-2587

    Grades: K-12 | 752 students
  • Hope High School Alternative School
    1971 Reeves St Suite 21
    Dothan, AL 36302
    (334)702-4168

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Houston County Alternative School Alternative School
    315 N Foster St
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334)671-9295

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Houston County Area Vocational Center Vocational School
    662 West Main
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334)899-3308

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Houston County High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 W Church St
    Columbia, AL 36319
    (334)696-2221

    Grades: 7-12 | 373 students
  • Rehobeth Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5631 County Road 203
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334)677-3838

    Grades: PK-5 | 1106 students
  • Rehobeth High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    373 Malvern Road
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334)677-7002

    Grades: 9-12 | 744 students
  • Rehobeth Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5631 County Road 203
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334)677-5153

    Grades: 6-8 | 588 students
  • Webb Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Top 30%
    178 Depot St
    Webb, AL 36376
    (334)792-5744

    Grades: PK-6 | 437 students
  • Wicksburg High School Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1172 S State Highway 123
    Newton, AL 36352
    (334)692-5549

    Grades: PK-12 | 994 students
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