Sparkman Ninth Grade School

2680 Jeff Road
Harvest, AL 35749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sparkman Ninth Grade School serves 578 students in grades 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sparkman Ninth Grade School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sparkman Ninth Grade School's student population of 578 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sparkman Ninth Grade School is 0.60, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
32%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.59
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
<50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sparkman Ninth Grade School is Sparkman High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sparkman Middle School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harvest Sparkman High School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,777 student
    0.4 miles
    2616 Jeff Rd
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 837-0331
    0.4 10-12 1,777
  • Toney Sparkman Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
    1.8 miles
    2697 Carters Gin Rd
    Toney, AL 35773
    (256) 851-4610
    1.8 6-8 796
  • Harvest Harvest School Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    2.0 miles
    8845 Wall Triana Highway
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 851-4590
    2 PK-5 733
  • Huntsville Monrovia Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,035 student
    3.3 miles
    1216 Jeff Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256) 851-4580
    3.3 6-8 1,035
  • Madison Legacy Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
    3.6 miles
    165 Pine Grove Road
    Madison, AL 35757
    (256) 851-4630
    3.6 PK-5 717

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