Section High School



Section High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Section High School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 35
1 25
2 31
3 21
4 32
5 33
6 29
7 52
8 34
9 80
10 69
11 64
12 50

Section High School is a public elementary school located in Section, AL in the Jackson County School District. It enrolls 558 students in grades 1st through 12th. Section High School is the 276th largest public school in Alabama and the 16,426th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,426th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 276th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 538th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 318th out of 783

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Section High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 303
(54%)
2,750
(52%)
 Female 255
(46%)
2,544
(48%)

Section High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 459
(82%)
4,578
(86%)
 American Indian 70
(13%)
349
(7%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
171
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
146
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Section High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(49%)
2,857
(54%)
 Not Eligible 188
(34%)
1,772
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(18%)
665
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Section High School is ranked 245th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Section High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Section High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 66.3%
 

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Public KG - 12 558 14.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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