Section High School



Section High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Section High School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 27
1 24
2 36
3 27
4 28
5 34
6 26
7 34
8 33
9 73
10 75
11 65
12 68

Section High School is a public high school of the Jackson County School District located in Section, AL. It has 555 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Section High School is the 202nd largest public high school in Alabama and the 9,947th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 555
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,947th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 202nd out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 195th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 204th out of 381

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Section High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 299
(54%)
1,809
(52%)
 Female 256
(46%)
1,674
(48%)

Section High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(80%)
2,879
(83%)
 American Indian 81
(15%)
402
(12%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
109
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
59
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Section High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 306
(55%)
1,815
(52%)
 Not Eligible 177
(32%)
1,268
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(13%)
400
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Section High School is ranked 130th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Section High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Section High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 578
2006 571
2007 578
2008 583
2009 553
2010 575
2011 557
2012 558
2013 570
2014 550
2015 555

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.6
2007 9.9
2008 17.1
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 14.4
2012 14.7
2013 13.8
2014 17.3
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63148788927336
2006 0.65323992994746
2007 0.6159169550173
2008 0.62435677530017
2009 0.64918625678119
2010 0.63478260869565
2011 0.65350089766607
2012 0.66308243727599
2013 0.67368421052632
2014 0.64545454545455
2015 0.68108108108108

Compare Section High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Section High School
Section, AL
Public KG - 12 555 17.7:1  
Scottsboro High School
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Public KG - 12 650 17.9:1 11 miles
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Public KG - 12 1,183 17.5:1 12 miles
Fyffe High School
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Public KG - 12 978 16.9:1 14 miles
Geraldine School
Geraldine, AL
Public KG - 12 1,205 17.7:1 16 miles
Kate D Smith Dar High School
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Public 09 - 12 457 17.8:1 16 miles
Woodville High School
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Public KG - 12 543 18.9:1 17 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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