Section High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Section High School

Section High School is a public school located in Section, Alabama. The school serves students in grades 9-12 and is part of the Jackson County School System. The school was founded in 1965 and has a long history of providing quality education to its students.
Section High School has a diverse student body with students from many different backgrounds. The school offers a variety of educational programs, including Advanced Placement courses, vocational and technical programs, and a wide range of extracurricular activities. The school also has a strong athletic program, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, and track and field.
Section High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all its students. The school has an active parent-teacher organization and a dedicated faculty and staff who work hard to ensure that every student succeeds. The school also has a variety of clubs and activities for students to get involved in, including art, music, theater, and robotics.
Section High School is an excellent choice for students seeking a quality education in a supportive and welcoming environment.

Address:

141 Al Highway 71
Section, AL 35771

Phone:

(256) 228-6718

Site:

www.jacksonk12.org

Grades:

PreK – 12

Enrollment:

563 students

Overview Section High School

Section High School serves 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Section High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Section High School

Section High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Section High School is 0.41, 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.

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