Sylacauga High School

701 N Broadway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sylacauga High School serves 681 students in grades 9-12.
Sylacauga 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sylacauga High School's student population of 681 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Sylacauga High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sylacauga High School is 0.51, 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
#818 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
35%
33%
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White
61%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSylacauga City 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 Sylacauga High School is Bb Comer Memorial High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bb Comer Memorial Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sylacauga Bb Comer Memorial Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 549 students
    1.0 miles
    803 Seminole Ave
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 315-5430
    1 PK-6 549
  • Sylacauga Bb Comer Memorial High School Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 424 students
    1.0 miles
    801 Seminole Ave
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 315-5400
    1 7-12 424
  • Sylacauga Nicholslawson Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 509 students
    1.1 miles
    1550 Talladega Highway
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 245-4376
    1.1 6-8 509
  • Sylacauga Indian Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 514 students
    1.9 miles
    1099 Oldfield Rd
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 249-0397
    1.9 PK-2 514
  • Sylacauga Pinecrest Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 520 students
    1.9 miles
    615 Coaling Rd
    Sylacauga, AL 35151
    (256) 245-5700
    1.9 3-5 520

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