Sweet Water High School



Sweet Water High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweet Water High School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 47
1 49
2 50
3 37
4 44
5 46
6 51
7 56
8 58
9 57
10 46
11 52
12 45

Sweet Water High School is a public high school of the Marengo County School District located in Sweet Water, AL. It has 658 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Sweet Water High School is the 163rd largest public high school in Alabama and the 8,729th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,729th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 163rd out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 149th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 159th out of 381

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Sweet Water High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 331
(50%)
551
(51%)
 Female 327
(50%)
539
(49%)

Sweet Water High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 379
(58%)
380
(35%)
 Black 263
(40%)
694
(64%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sweet Water High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 355
(54%)
741
(68%)
 Not Eligible 247
(38%)
288
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(9%)
61
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sweet Water High School is ranked 114th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweet Water High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.5%) is 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.

Sweet Water High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 595
2006 587
2007 626
2008 684
2009 685
2010 705
2011 676
2012 660
2013 694
2014 702
2015 658

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.4
2007 17.4
2008 18
2009 12.5
2010 11.6
2011 13.1
2012 10.6
2013 10.3
2014 18
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67563025210084
2006 0.69335604770017
2007 0.66453674121406
2008 0.6374269005848
2009 0.64087591240876
2010 0.63262411347518
2011 0.62278106508876
2012 0.61818181818182
2013 0.63544668587896
2014 0.58831908831909
2015 0.62462006079027

Compare Sweet Water High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 62.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sweet Water High School
Sweet Water, AL
Public KG - 12 658 17.1:1  
Marengo High School
Dixons Mills, AL
Public PK - 12 255 14.2:1 5 miles
Marengo Academy High School
Linden, AL
Private PK - 12 230 13:1 14 miles
Linden High School
Linden, AL
Public 09 - 12 155 13.2:1 16 miles
Thomasville High School
Thomasville, AL
Public 09 - 12 464 15.6:1 17 miles
Amelia L. Johnson High School
Thomaston, AL
Public KG - 12 177 13.6:1 19 miles
Robert C Hatch High School
Uniontown, AL
Public PK - 12 721 16.6:1 32 miles
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