Sumter County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,531 students in Sumter 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 Sumter County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sumter County School District are Kinterbish Junior High School, York West End Junior High School and Livingston Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sumter County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameSumter County School District
School District Websitehttp://sumter.k12.al.us
School District Phone Number(205) 652-9605
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools6 Schools1,473 Schools
# of Students1,531 Students740,387 Students
# of Teachers95 Teachers42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Rank

Sumter 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#129 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sumter County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sumter 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 Sumter 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
85-89%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sumter 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
0.050.59
# of American Indian Students1 Student6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4 Students10,746 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students9 Students58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# of Black Students1,495 Students243,146 Students
% Black Students
98%
33%
# of White Students20 Students403,662 Students
% White Students
1%
55%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a837 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3215,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:9854,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:10056,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12955,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:9757,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:11758,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:11457,546
# of Students in 6th Grade:12655,235
# of Students in 7th Grade:8555,345
# of Students in 8th Grade:12854,934
# of Students in 9th Grade:13757,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:12655,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:11253,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:13052,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,359 is higher than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,526 is higher than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$19 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sumter County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$19 MM$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Sumter County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,359$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sumter County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,526$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sumter County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Sumter County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Kinterbish Junior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5586 Kinterbish 10
    Cuba, AL 36907
    (205) 392-4559

    Grades: K-8 | 153 students
  • Rank: #22.
    York West End Junior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 Lincoln St
    York, AL 36925
    (205) 392-5901

    Grades: PK-8 | 256 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Livingston Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1351 North Washington Street
    Livingston, AL 35470
    (205) 652-2125

    Grades: PK-8 | 527 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Sumter Central High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    13878 U S Highway 11
    York, AL 36925
    (205) 652-1501

    Grades: 9-12 | 505 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Bellbrown Career Technical Center Vocational School
    111 Mlk Parkway
    Livingston, AL 35470
    (205) 652-9469

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.3300 Panola Parkway 34
    Panola, AL 35477
    (205) 455-2422

    Grades: K-8 | 90 students
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