PROFICIENCY 34% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Calhoun County

Saks High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Calhoun County" in Saks, AL. There are a total of 527 students and 32 teachers at Saks High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 322 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Saks High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 9% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch322
Reduced lunch51


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Saks High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Saks High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 53.4% 80.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 38.0% 13.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.9% 2.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 1.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Saks Middle School30%0.2Saks, AL
Saks Elementary School30%0.3Saks, AL
Anniston Middle School20%0.9Anniston, AL
Cobb Elementary School35%2.8Anniston, AL
Randolph Pk Elementary School20%2.8Anniston, AL
Anniston High School19%3.0Anniston, AL
Weaver High School31%3.1Weaver, AL
Tenth Street Elementary School20%3.4Anniston, AL
Weaver Elementary School42%3.9Weaver, AL
Wellborn Elementary School29%4.3West End-Cobb Town, AL
Wellborn High School21%4.3West End-Cobb Town, AL
Constantine Elementary School25%4.8Anniston, AL

Saks demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3579291
Median age40.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Saks

Completed 8th grade79.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college53.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%
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