Sumter County School District

Hwy 28 To Country Club Dr
Livingston , AL 35470
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Sumter 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 2022-23 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,194 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 47%), 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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
1,194 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
75 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State 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
0.04
0.61
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
5 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
9%
# Black Students
1,168 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
98%
32%
# White Students
19 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
2%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
50
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
96
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
79
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
82
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
76
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
69
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
91
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
71
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
92
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
90
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
73
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
119
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
111
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,612 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,279 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$18 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,612
$11,215
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,279
$11,262
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Sumter County School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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: PK-8
| 122 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
| 218 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
| 456 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
| 398 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bellbrown Career Technical Center
Vocational School
111 Mlk Parkway
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-9469
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 5
  • Enrollment: 1,194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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