Section High School

  • Section High School serves 550 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Section High School operates within the Jackson County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 550 students
Section High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Section High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Section High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Section High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Section High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
17%
1%
Section High School American Indian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
n/a
33%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
79%
56%
Section High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Section High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Section High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.32
Section High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
47%
Section High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
Section High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jackson County School District's student population of 5,575 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,449 is higher than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,972 is higher than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed 5,575 2,879
Jackson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $28 MM
Jackson County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $57 MM $29 MM
Jackson County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,449 $9,717
Jackson County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,972 $9,955
Jackson County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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