PROFICIENCY 45% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Sylacauga City
42%Sylacauga
37%Alabama

Sylacauga High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sylacauga City" in Sylacauga, AL. There are a total of 710 students and 38 teachers at Sylacauga High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 282 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Sylacauga High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 19% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students710
Teachers37.94
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch282
Reduced lunch52

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment403
Taking some courses386
Taking some courses (not tests)8
Passing some courses370
Passing no courses<=2

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 Sylacauga High School, there are a total of 403 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 386 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

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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Sylacauga High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 62.2% 59.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 35.7% 36.4% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 2.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bb Comer Memorial High School23%0.4Mignon, AL
Bb Comer Memorial Elementary School33%0.4Mignon, AL
Nichols-lawson Middle School37%1.0Sylacauga, AL
Pinecrest Elementary School44%1.9Sylacauga, AL
Childersburg High School26%8.0Childersburg, AL
Childersburg Middle School32%8.6Childersburg, AL
Ah Watwood Elementary School35%8.7Childersburg, AL
Fayetteville High School36%9.4Fayetteville, AL
Childersburg Elementary School30%10.2Childersburg, AL

Sylacauga demographics profile

StatisticSylacaugaAlabamaNational
Population12,6964,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6279291
Median age37.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Sylacauga

IndexSylacaugaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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