Sand Rock High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Sand Rock High School
Sand Rock High School is a public high school located in Sand Rock, Alabama. It is part of the Cherokee County School System and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a long history of excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities.
Sand Rock High School offers a rigorous academic program that prepares students for college and career success. The school offers a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and dual enrollment opportunities. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities such as sports, music, theatre, and clubs.
The school has a strong emphasis on athletics, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, tennis, and track and field. The school also has a competitive cheerleading squad.
Sand Rock High School is a great place for students to learn and grow. The school provides a safe and supportive learning environment and has a dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to helping students reach their full potential.
1950 Sand Rock Avenue
Leesburg, AL 35983
PreK – 12
Overview Sand Rock High School
Sand Rock High School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Sand Rock High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Sand Rock High School
Sand Rock High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Sand Rock High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.