Scottsboro High School

  • Scottsboro High School serves 778 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Scottsboro High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Scottsboro High School operates within the Scottsboro City School District.
  • Scottsboro City School District's 85-89% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Scottsboro High School's student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students778 students
Gender %Scottsboro High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeScottsboro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Scottsboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scottsboro High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
8%
33%
White
86%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsScottsboro High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.33
Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
Scottsboro High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Scottsboro High School is Scottsboro City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Scottsboro City School District's student population of 2,536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 72% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,497 is higher than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,571 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameScottsboro City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    6
    Number of Students Managed2,5362,907
    Scottsboro City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate85-89%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$28 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$28 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,497$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,571$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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