Southern Choctaw High School

10941 Highway 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern Choctaw High School serves 333 students in grades 7-12.
Southern Choctaw High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Southern Choctaw High School's student population of 333 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students333 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Southern Choctaw High School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Choctaw High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Southern Choctaw High School is 0.50, 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
#1163 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
51%
33%
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White
49%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.59
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Choctaw High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChoctaw County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Southern Choctaw High School is Millry High School (14.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southern Choctaw Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbertown Southern Choctaw Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 327 students
    0.0 miles
    10935 Highway 17
    Gilbertown, AL 36908
    (251) 843-2461
    0 PK-6 327
  • Millry Millry High School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 456 students
    14.5 miles
    1 Wildcat Drive
    Millry, AL 36558
    (251) 846-2987
    14.5 K-12 456
  • Butler Choctaw County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 342 students
    16.6 miles
    277 Tom Orr Drive
    Butler, AL 36904
    (205) 459-2139
    16.6 7-12 342
  • Butler Choctaw County Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 379 students
    16.8 miles
    201 Tom Orr Drive
    Butler, AL 36904
    (205) 459-3520
    16.8 PK-6 379
  • Waynesboro Wayne County High School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 928 students
    22.1 miles
    1325 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2851
    22.1 9-12 928

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