Sylacauga High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Sylacauga High School
Sylacauga High School is located in Sylacauga, Alabama and is part of the Sylacauga City Schools system. Founded in 1909, the school has a long history of providing quality education to students in the area. The school is home to a variety of programs and activities that help students reach their full potential.
Sylacauga High School offers a variety of academic programs, including Advanced Placement courses, honors classes, and career and technical education. The school also provides a range of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs and organizations, and performing arts.
The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students reach their goals and prepare for success in college and beyond.
Sylacauga High School is proud to be a part of the Sylacauga community and is committed to providing a quality education to all students.
701 N Broadway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
9 – 12
Overview Sylacauga High School
Sylacauga High School serves 641 students in grades 9-12.
Sylacauga 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (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.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Sylacauga High School
Sylacauga 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 Sylacauga High School is 0.50, 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.