Sylacauga City School District

43 N Broadway Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150-1941
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,091 students in Sylacauga City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Sylacauga City School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sylacauga City School District are Nicholslawson Middle School, Pinecrest Elementary School and Sylacauga High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sylacauga City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
2,091 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
118 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Sylacauga City 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#70 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sylacauga City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylacauga City  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)
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylacauga City  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
90-94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sylacauga City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.61
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
89 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
864 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
41%
32%
# White Students
1,109 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
53%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
80
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
148
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
120
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
139
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
144
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
157
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
122
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
174
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
188
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
178
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
165
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
157
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
166
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
153
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,943 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,067 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$23 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sylacauga City  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)
$23 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Sylacauga City  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
$10,943
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sylacauga City  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
$11,067
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sylacauga City  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 Sylacauga City School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nicholslawson Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1550 Talladega Highway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 245-4376
Grades: 6-8
| 540 students
Rank: #22.
Pinecrest Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Coaling Rd
Sylacauga, AL 35151
(256) 245-5700
Grades: 3-5
| 423 students
Rank: #33.
Sylacauga High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 N Broadway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 249-0911
Grades: 9-12
| 641 students
Rank: n/an/a
1099 Oldfield Rd
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 249-0397
Grades: PK-2
| 487 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,091 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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