PROFICIENCY 21% 44% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 6 in Sumter County
  • Ranked #1 of 2 in York
  • Ranked #1057 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
14%Sumter County
17%York
37%Alabama

Sumter Central High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sumter County" in York, AL. There are a total of 593 students and 32 teachers at Sumter Central High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 348 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Sumter Central High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 44% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students593
Teachers32.34
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch348
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment21
Taking some courses17
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses13

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 Sumter Central High School, there are a total of 21 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 17 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

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.

Sumter Central High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 0.0% 0.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 99.7% 98.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.4% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.6% 1.7% 3.1%

York demographics profile

StatisticYorkAlabamaNational
Population3,0214,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4409791
Median age39.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in York

IndexYorkAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade68.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school67.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college32.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Sumter Central High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.