Section High School serves 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Section High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 563 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 18% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 32% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Section High School's student population of 563 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Section High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Section High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#716 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Section High School's ranking?
Section High School is ranked #716 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Section High School often compared to?
Section High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pisgah High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Section High School?
The graduation rate of Section High School is 90%, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 90%.
How many students attend Section High School?
563 students attend Section High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Section High School students are White, 21% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Section High School?
Section High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Section High School offer ?
Section High School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Section High School part of?
Section High School is part of Jackson County School District.
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