Lowndes County School District

80 Commerce Street S
Hayneville, AL 36040
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lowndes County 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 9 public schools serving 1,180 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 6% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 98% 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
9 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
1,180 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
81 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Lowndes County 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 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#143 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowndes County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
24%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lowndes County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
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
30 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
10%
# Black Students
1,125 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
95%
32%
# White Students
25 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
2%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
10
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
89
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
73
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
86
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
80
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
83
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
81
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
104
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
112
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
100
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
124
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
88
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
79
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
71
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,628 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,048 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$23 MM
$9,671 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$23 MM
$9,086 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (19-20)
$19,628
$12,931
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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending / Student (19-20)
$19,048
$12,150
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 2019-20 school year data.

Best Lowndes County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hayneville Middle School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Lafayette St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 548-2184
Grades: 6-8
| 177 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Calhoun High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8213 County Road 33
Letohatchee, AL 36047
(334) 227-4515
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Central High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Jacksonsteele Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
570 Freedom Rd
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 872-0758
Grades: PK-5
| 120 students
Rank: #55.
Lowndes County Middle School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Old School Drive
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(334) 227-4206
Grades: 6-8
| 139 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Central Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7319
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Fort Deposit Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Gilmer Hills Rd
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(334) 227-8704
Grades: PK-5
| 187 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lowndes County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
147 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 548-2131
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Project Success Learning Center
Alternative School
147 Main St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 563-7389
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lowndes County School District?
Lowndes County School District manages 9 public schools serving 1,180 students.
What is the rank of Lowndes County School District?
Lowndes County School District is ranked #133 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 Lowndes County School District?
95% of Lowndes County School District students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lowndes County School District?
Lowndes County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Lowndes County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,048 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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