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 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students550 students
Section High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Section High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Section High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSection High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Section High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
17%
1%
Section High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Section High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
33%
Section High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
79%
56%
Section High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Section High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSection High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.350.58
Section High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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 $9,819 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,246 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameJackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed5,5752,879
Jackson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$57 MM$30 MM
Jackson County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$59 MM$30 MM
Jackson County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,819$10,181
Jackson County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,246$10,301
Jackson County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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