Marengo County School District

101 North Shiloh Street
Linden, AL 36748-0339
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Marengo 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 3 public schools serving 964 students in Marengo County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Marengo County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 64% 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
964 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
70 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Marengo County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#72 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marengo County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marengo 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.
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marengo 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.
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marengo County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.49
0.62
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
10%
# Black Students
598 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
62%
32%
# White Students
343 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
36%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
51
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
73
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
77
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
66
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
65
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
55
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
67
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
56
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
73
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
99
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
67
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
64
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
76
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
75
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,672 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 $14,052 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$14 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marengo 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
$14 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Marengo 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
$14,672
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marengo County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,052
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marengo County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Marengo County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sweet Water High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
440 Main Street
Sweet Water, AL 36782
(334) 994-4263
Grades: PK-12
| 558 students
Rank: #22.
Marengo High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
212 Panther Drive
Dixons Mills, AL 36736
(334) 992-2395
Grades: PK-12
| 262 students
Rank: #33.
Amelia L Johnson High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Coates St
Thomaston, AL 36783
(334) 627-3364
Grades: PK-12
| 144 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marengo County School District?
Marengo County School District manages 3 public schools serving 964 students.
What is the rank of Marengo County School District?
Marengo County School District is ranked #66 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 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 Marengo County School District?
62% of Marengo County School District students are Black, 36% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marengo County School District?
Marengo County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Marengo County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,052 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 964 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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