South Girard School

521 Fontaine Rd
Phenix City, AL 36869
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 550 students in grades 8, South Girard School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Girard School's student population of 550 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8
Total Students
550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

South Girard School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Girard School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#543 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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19%
29%
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54%
47%
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41%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
61%
32%
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White
22%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Girard School's ranking?
South Girard School is ranked #543 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are South Girard School often compared to?
South Girard Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Russell County Middle School, Success Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend South Girard School?
550 students attend South Girard School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of South Girard School students are Black, 22% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Girard School?
South Girard School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does South Girard School offer ?
South Girard School offers enrollment in grades 8
What school district is South Girard School part of?
South Girard School is part of Phenix City School District.

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5   2/25/2017
Great school system more technology than expected
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Larry thomas

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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