South Girard School serves 550 students in grades 8.
South Girard School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: 8
- Enrollment: 550 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 78%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
South Girard School's student population of 550 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
South Girard 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 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#673 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #673 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 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 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% 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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