Lowndes County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,241 students in Lowndes County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Lowndes County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lowndes County School District are Jacksonsteele Elementary School, Central Elementary School and Fort Deposit Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lowndes County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lowndes County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
1,241 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
85 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Lowndes County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#127 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowndes County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowndes 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)
21%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowndes 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
≥95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lowndes 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
0.06
0.61
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# Black Students
1,203 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
97%
32%
# White Students
25 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
2%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
6
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
67
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
95
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
97
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
82
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
87
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
98
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
117
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
107
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
85
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
87
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
76
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,766 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,371 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lowndes 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
$22 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Lowndes 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
$17,766
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lowndes 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
$17,371
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lowndes 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 Lowndes County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jacksonsteele Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
570 Freedom Rd
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 872-0758
Grades: PK-5
| 127 students
Rank: #22.
Central Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7319
Grades: PK-5
| 216 students
Rank: #33.
Fort Deposit Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Gilmer Hills Rd
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(334) 227-8704
Grades: PK-5
| 189 students
Rank: #44.
Lowndes County Middle School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Old School Drive
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(334) 227-4206
Grades: 6-8
| 156 students
Rank: #55.
Hayneville Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
101 Lafayette St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 548-2184
Grades: 6-8
| 198 students
Rank: #66.
Calhoun High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
8213 County Road 33
Letohatchee, AL 36047
(334) 227-4515
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: #77.
Central High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lowndes County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
147 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 548-2131
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Project Success Learning Center
Alternative School
147 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7389
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lowndes County
  • 80 Commerce Street S, Hayneville, AL, 36040
  • (334) 548-2131
  • lowndesboe.org
  • Students: 1,241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06

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