Linden City School District

209 N Main St
Linden, AL 36748-0609
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 446 students in Linden City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Linden City School District have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
446 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
22 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Linden City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#133 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Linden City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Linden City  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Linden City  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Linden City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.62
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
6 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
10%
# Black Students
421 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
95%
32%
# White Students
15 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
4%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
12
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
27
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
41
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
32
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
29
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
32
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
33
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
37
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
38
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
44
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
23
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
43
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
26
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,975 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,460 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Linden City  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
$6 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Linden City  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
$14,975
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Linden City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,460
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Linden City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Linden City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Linden High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
321 N Main Street
Linden, AL 36748
(334) 295-4287
Grades: 9-12
| 136 students
Rank: #22.
Linden Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 S Shiloh Street
Linden, AL 36748
(334) 295-5860
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #33.
George P Austin Junior High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
718 Martin Luther King Dr
Linden, AL 36748
(334) 295-5378
Grades: 6-8
| 108 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Linden City School District?
Linden City School District manages 3 public schools serving 446 students.
What is the rank of Linden City School District?
Linden City School District is ranked #123 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Linden City School District?
95% of Linden City School District students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Linden City School District?
Linden City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Linden City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,460 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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