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
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 886 students in Lowndes County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Alabama.
Public Elementary Schools in Lowndes County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Alabama public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public elementary school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,067 Schools
# Students
1,241 Students
505,937 Students
# Teachers
85 Teachers
29,378 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
5,162 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
7,213 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
48,172 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
10%
# Black Students
1,203 Students
162,697 Students
% Black Students
97%
32%
# White Students
25 Students
267,732 Students
% White Students
2%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
641 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
14,320 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
6
17,258
# Students in K Grade:
67
51,231
# 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
54,661
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
57,106
# Students in 7th Grade:
117
44,039
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
42,232
# Students in 9th Grade:
107
6,312
# Students in 10th Grade:
85
6,110
# Students in 11th Grade:
87
5,842
# Students in 12th Grade:
76
5,459
# 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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Elementary 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%
101 Lafayette St
Hayneville, AL 36040
(334) 548-2184
Grades: 6-8
| 198 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)

  • District size: 9
  • Enrollment: 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% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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