Sumter County School District

Hwy 28 To Country Club Dr
Livingston, AL 35470
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,083 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 4% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 99% 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
5 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
1,083 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
58 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Sumter 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 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#132 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sumter County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
24%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sumter 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
0.04
0.62
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
1 Student
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
10%
# Black Students
1,062 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
98%
32%
# White Students
10 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
1%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
9
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
91
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
94
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
71
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
73
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
70
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
66
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
84
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
74
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
81
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
89
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
93
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
75
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
113
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,343 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,573 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$9,671 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$17 MM
$9,086 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,343
$12,931
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,573
$12,150
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sumter County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
York West End Junior High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
716 Country Club Road
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 379-4950
Grades: PK-8
| 195 students
Rank: #22.
Kinterbish Junior High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5586 Kinterbish 10
Cuba, AL 36907
(205) 392-4559
Grades: PK-8
| 118 students
Rank: #33.
Livingston Junior High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1351 North Washington Street
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-2125
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Rank: #44.
Sumter Central High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13878 U S Highway 11
York, AL 36925
(205) 652-1501
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bellbrown Career Technical Center
Vocational School
111 Mlk Parkway
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-9469
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sumter County School District?
Sumter County School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,083 students.
What is the rank of Sumter County School District?
Sumter County School District is ranked #135 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.
What is the racial composition of students in Sumter County School District?
98% of Sumter County School District students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sumter County School District?
Sumter County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Sumter County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,573 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,083 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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