Lauderdale County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 8,038 students in Lauderdale County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Lauderdale County School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lauderdale County School District are Brooks Elementary School, Rogers High School and Brooks High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lauderdale County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lauderdale County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
8,038 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
478 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Lauderdale County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#26 out of 139 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lauderdale County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lauderdale 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)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale 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
0.14
0.61
# American Indian Students
18 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
48 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
172 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# Black Students
214 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
3%
32%
# White Students
7,446 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
93%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
135 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
375
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
622
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
554
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
573
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
517
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
535
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
576
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
609
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
602
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
623
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
621
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
631
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
643
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
557
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,165 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,357 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$82 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lauderdale County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$83 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Lauderdale County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,165
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lauderdale County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,357
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lauderdale County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lauderdale County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brooks Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 School Ln
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2171
Grades: PK-6
| 853 students
Rank: #22.
Rogers High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Rogers Ln
Florence, AL 35634
(256) 757-3106
Grades: PK-12
| 1,172 students
Rank: #33.
Brooks High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4300 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2115
Grades: 7-12
| 731 students
Rank: #44.
Lexington School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 School St
Lexington, AL 35648
(256) 229-6622
Grades: PK-12
| 816 students
Rank: #55.
Lauderdale County High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
201 Cedar Street
Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 247-3414
Grades: PK-12
| 1,211 students
Rank: #66.
Underwood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4725 Highway 157
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-8939
Grades: PK-6
| 349 students
Rank: #77.
Central High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3000 County Road 200
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-2903
Grades: PK-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #88.
Wilson High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
7601 Highway 17
Florence, AL 35634
(256) 764-8470
Grades: PK-12
| 1,264 students
Rank: #99.
Waterloo High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Schoolhouse Ln
Waterloo, AL 35677
(256) 766-3100
Grades: PK-12
| 375 students
Rank: n/an/a
Allen Thornton Career Technical Center
Vocational School
7275 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2101
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lauderdale County
  • 355 County Road 61, Florence, AL, 35634
  • (256) 760-1300
  • lcschools.org
  • Students: 8,038 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14

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