Sweet Water High School

  • Sweet Water High School serves 702 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Sweet Water High School operates within the Marengo County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 702 students
Sweet Water High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sweet Water High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Sweet Water High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sweet Water High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Sweet Water High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Sweet Water High School Asian Students (2004-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Sweet Water High School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
41%
33%
Sweet Water High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
58%
56%
Sweet Water High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sweet Water High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Sweet Water High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sweet Water High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.32
Sweet Water High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
47%
Sweet Water High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Sweet Water High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Marengo County School District's student population of 1,148 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,177 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,141 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Marengo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,148 2,879
Marengo County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $28 MM
Marengo County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $29 MM
Marengo County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,177 $9,721
Marengo County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,141 $10,229
Marengo County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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