Section High School

141 Al Highway 71
Section, AL 35771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Section High School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Section High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Section High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Section High School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Section High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Section High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#611 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
18%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
76%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.390.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Section High School is Scottsboro High School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dutton Elementary School (4.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dutton Dutton Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    4.0 miles
    180 Main St
    Dutton, AL 35744
    (256) 228-4265
    4 PK-8 239
  • Scottsboro Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 280 students
    4.9 miles
    202 Ida Moody Rd
    Scottsboro, AL 35769
    (256) 218-2600
    4.9 PK-4 280
  • Scottsboro Collins Intermediate School Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 344 students
    5.7 miles
    102 Legion Dr
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2700
    5.7 5-6 344
  • Scottsboro Scottsboro Junior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 410 students
    6.0 miles
    1601 Heroes Drive
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2300
    6 7-8 410
  • Scottsboro Caldwell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 408 students
    6.2 miles
    905 S Market St
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2500
    6.2 PK-4 408

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