Lee County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 9,586 students in Lee 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 Lee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lee County School District are South Smiths Station Elementary School, Beauregard Elementary School and East Smiths Station Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lee County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lee 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lee County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,473 Schools
# Students
9,586 Students
740,387 Students
# Teachers
581 Teachers
42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lee County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 89% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#45 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lee County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lee 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)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lee 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
89%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lee 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
0.50
0.59
# American Indian Students
43 Students
6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
48 Students
10,746 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
611 Students
58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
2,150 Students
243,146 Students
% Black Students
22%
33%
# White Students
6,419 Students
403,662 Students
% White Students
67%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
25 Students
837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
290 Students
16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
122
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
656
54,877
# Students in 1st Grade:
700
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
646
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
711
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
743
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
729
57,546
# Students in 6th Grade:
770
55,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
759
55,345
# Students in 8th Grade:
760
54,934
# Students in 9th Grade:
767
57,297
# Students in 10th Grade:
780
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
723
53,914
# Students in 12th Grade:
720
52,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,263 in this school district is less 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 $10,156 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$98 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lee 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
$97 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Lee 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
$10,263
$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lee 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
$10,156
$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lee 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.

Best Lee County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Smiths Station Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
80 Lee Road 926
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4062
Grades: PK-6
| 762 students
Rank: #22.
Beauregard Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Lee Road 431
Opelika, AL 36804
(334) 705-6011
Grades: PK-4
| 668 students
Rank: #33.
East Smiths Station Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
171 Lee Road 728
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4061
Grades: PK-6
| 869 students
Rank: #44.
West Smiths Station Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Lee Road 295
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4050
Grades: PK-6
| 849 students
Rank: #55.
Smiths Station Junior High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Lee Road 298
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4070
Grades: 7-8
| 948 students
Rank: #66.
Sanford Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1500 Lee Road 11
Opelika, AL 36804
(334) 705-6040
Grades: 5-8
| 568 students
Rank: #77.
Wacoochee Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
125 Lee Road 254
Salem, AL 36874
(334) 664-4072
Grades: PK-6
| 606 students
Rank: #88.
Beulah High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
4848 Lee Road 270
Valley, AL 36854
(334) 705-6020
Grades: 7-12
| 530 students
Rank: #99.
Smiths Station High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4228 Lee Road 430
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4060
Grades: 10-12
| 1,398 students
Rank: #1010.
Beauregard High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7343 Al Highway 51
Opelika, AL 36804
(334) 705-6010
Grades: 9-12
| 645 students
Rank: #1111.
Beulah Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4747 Lee Road 270
Valley, AL 36854
(334) 705-6021
Grades: PK-6
| 734 students
Rank: #1212.
Loachapoka Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
685 Lee Road 61
Loachapoka, AL 36865
(334) 705-6031
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #1313.
Loachapoka High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
685 Lee Road 61
Loachapoka, AL 36865
(334) 705-6030
Grades: 7-12
| 243 students
1150 Lee Road 298
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 664-4063
Grades: 9
| 453 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 9,586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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