Sipsey Valley High School



Sipsey Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sipsey Valley High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 143
10 125
11 117
12 136

Sipsey Valley High School is a public high school of the Tuscaloosa County School District located in Buhl, AL. It has 521 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sipsey Valley High School is the 216th largest public high school in Alabama and the 10,472nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,472nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 216th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 317th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 246th out of 381

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Sipsey Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(53%)
2,710
(51%)
 Female 244
(47%)
2,617
(49%)

Sipsey Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 373
(72%)
3,427
(64%)
 Black 111
(21%)
1,558
(29%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
252
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

Sipsey Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 282
(54%)
3,245
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(39%)
1,770
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
312
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sipsey Valley High School is ranked 257th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sipsey Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sipsey Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 368
2011 413
2012 459
2013 486
2014 521
2015 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 16.8
2011 17.6
2012 16.9
2013 18
2014 20
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.52717391304348
2011 0.50363196125908
2012 0.48148148148148
2013 0.48353909465021
2014 0.45873320537428
2015 0.45873320537428

Compare Sipsey Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.9%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sipsey Valley High School
Buhl, AL
Public 09 - 12 521 19.3:1  
The Capitol School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private PK - 12 242 10:1 9 miles
Sprayberry Regional Ed Center
Northport, AL
Public PK - 12 76 9.5:1 10 miles
Central High School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public 09 - 12 666 19.3:1 11 miles
Tuscaloosa County High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,520 18.6:1 11 miles
Hillcrest High School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public 09 - 12 1,310 17.9:1 12 miles
Holy Spirit Catholic School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private 07 - 12 229 12:1 12 miles
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private PK - 12 438 7:1 12 miles
Northridge High School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public 09 - 12 1,317 19.4:1 13 miles
American Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 1,024 13:1 13 miles
Gordo High School
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Public 07 - 12 536 19.6:1 14 miles
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