Sipsey Junior High School (Closed 2015)

324 Park Rd
Sipsey, AL
Sipsey Junior High School served 273 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 15-19% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 42%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 19% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sipsey Junior High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
15-19%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sipsey Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
81%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sipsey Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.330.59
This chart display the diversity score of Sipsey Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sipsey Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sipsey Junior High School is Dora High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Junior High School (5.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sumiton Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sumiton Sumiton Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 627 students
    4.9 miles
    71 1st Street North
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-5656
    4.9 PK-4 627
  • Jasper Valley Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 617 students
    5.0 miles
    155 Valley School Rd
    Jasper, AL 35504
    (205) 483-9381
    5 PK-8 617
  • Sumiton Sumiton Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 592 students
    5.3 miles
    275 1st St N
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-2390
    5.3 5-8 592
  • Dora Dora High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 519 students
    5.5 miles
    330 Glenn C Gant Cir
    Dora, AL 35062
    (205) 648-6863
    5.5 9-12 519
  • Jasper Walker County Schools 180 Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    6.0 miles
    1601 Highland Avenue
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-9984
    6 K-12 n/a
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