Southern Choctaw High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Southern Choctaw High School
Southern Choctaw High School is a public high school located in Southern Choctaw County, Alabama. The school is part of the Southern Choctaw County School System and serves the students of the Southern Choctaw community.
The school provides a comprehensive education to its students, with a focus on preparing them for college, career, and life. It offers a variety of academic, vocational, and extracurricular programs. Students can choose from a range of courses, including Advanced Placement classes, English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language, and physical education.
In addition to its academic offerings, Southern Choctaw High School also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities. These include sports teams, clubs, and organizations, as well as performing arts, music, and visual arts opportunities. The school also provides an array of services to support students, such as counseling, tutoring, and career guidance.
Southern Choctaw High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students. The school has a strong emphasis on respect for diversity and inclusion, and works to create an atmosphere of acceptance and understanding.
10941 Highway 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
7 – 12
Overview Southern Choctaw High School
Southern Choctaw High School serves 255 students in grades 7-12.
Southern Choctaw High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower 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 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Southern Choctaw High School
Southern Choctaw 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 Southern Choctaw High School is 0.51, 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.