Sumter Central High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Sumter Central High School
Sumter Central High School is a public high school located in York, Alabama. It is part of the Sumter County School System and serves grades 9-12. The school is known for its strong academic programs and diverse student body. Sumter Central has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, and its students consistently score above average on standardized tests.
The school offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including athletics, music, and theater. The school’s sports teams compete in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) and have won several state championships. The school also has a strong music program, with award-winning marching and concert bands.
Sumter Central High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a zero-tolerance policy for bullying and harassment, and offers a variety of support services for students. Sumter Central is also committed to preparing students for college and career success, offering a variety of college-level courses, career exploration opportunities, and college counseling services.
13878 U S Highway 11
York, AL 36925
9 – 12
Overview Sumter Central High School
Sumter Central High School serves 398 students in grades 9-12.
Sumter Central 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Verdict on Sumter Central High School
Sumter Central 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 Sumter Central High School is 0.02, 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.