Sylacauga High School

  • Sylacauga High School serves 681 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sylacauga High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sylacauga High School's student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat 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 Comparison

  • Sylacauga High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sylacauga High School is 0.49, 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 School Rank#378 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
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
2%
8%
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Black
36%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Diversity Score0.490.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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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

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