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Posted July 27, 2012

I graduated from Sylvania in 1981 so it has been awhile but what I learned at Sylvania helped me through so much. I did not have a great home life and the faculty was like parents to me. I graduated from JSU and I am now a teacher in Huntsville City. I have always said if I ever came into alot of money, I would give something to Sylvania because these people were great to me.


Posted May 6, 2010

Sylvania is a great school, with ups and downs like all schools have.. The teachers are amazing, especially Frostycakes. We love Mrs. Chester. The one problem with Sylvania is our facility appearance. Our school is outdated and needs remodeling. Other than that, we have a great school with awesome teachers. I feel we learn a lot from them and they have fun with us. We need better school lunches. Take out breaded steak pattie and z rib. Gross! I love Sylvania no matter what.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 6, 2009

Sylvania is an awesome school. I drove my daughter for two years from lookout mtn. The staff and everyone there have helped with all the things i have ever needed. Thank you all
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2008

I attended this school from Kindergarten-12th grade. I really enjoyed my years at Sylvania. The teachers there are very committed to their jobs and they love being there. I graduated a few years ago. I had Mr. King for 10th grade Geometry and he was an excellent teacher. I know he will be an excellent principal as well.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 25, 2008

This school got a major improvement with the addition of new principal Westley King and asst. principal Keith Atchley. Both are very dedicated to all of the students and both are upstanding individuals in the community. With a new superintendent, this whole system will be much better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2008

i was a student at many dekalb and jackson county schools and the only one where they treated every one the same was sylvania it is an amazing school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 16, 2008

Sylvania is a great school if your looking for a place where everyone is treated fairly and everyone has the chance to succed. Extracurricular activities are excelent.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 7, 2007

this school has gone down hill our staff and principal is not good role modles for our kids
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2007

i am very proud of my school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 8, 2007

I graduated from Sylvania in 2006 and really enjoyed it. I thought the world of every teacher there. All the staff is friendly and all of them love to laugh. I learned more from there than i did in my previous schools. Im not saying that theres not any bad teachers out there, but the main problem is students have no respect for teachers or anybody else. Most students dont even realize how good they have it there. The principle is a great guy, but seems to have favorites sometimes. Overall, this is a pretty good school. DS


Posted June 19, 2006

I graduated from Sylvania in 1998. I was in the gifted program (which is a joke). We met once every month for a few hours. That's it. The school in itself has 0 AP or college prep classes.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 8, 2006

Sylvania has a great arts program. They have performed many enjoyable plays. They have formed a Young Actors Guild, and if you have a chance to catch one of their plays I encourage you to do so. Several of the recent graduates from Sylvania recieved scholorships in the arts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2005

This is the best school in the world .I went there until I moved to Scottsboro. I miss it everyday. I think that anyone who dislikes this school, has problems with the other students not the staff. -Haley
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 22, 2005

My son attends Sylvania. My daughter graduated at Sylvania a few years ago I felt like she received a good education but I feel that the current principal and staff have apparently let our children down. Until there is a change in leadership at this school I don't believe there will be much improvement. I would recommend sending your child to another school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2005

I attended Sylvania for 13 years and graduated in 2001 and never had the first problem. A few teachers are tough, but not too tough. I am now seeking to be a Special Ed teacher. Therefore I have to go into many different schools for experience, and not one has even compared with Sylvania. This is a GREAT school also with an amazing principal--Gary Carlyle.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 5, 2005

As a former student, I found my education at Sylvania to be a clear advantage over other schools. The teachers were on average very committed. Specifically, the advanced math courses were unparalleled in the whole county. One of the key math teachers moved to a local college after my graduation so I can't say how it's been since then. The Sylvania area offered some of the best of rural living environment for raising a family as well as a very good education at Sylvania High School. I can tie much of my college and early career success to the foundation I received at Sylvania. For the area, it's an excellent choice.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 1, 2003

If you are thinking about putting your kids in this school, think again. We had to take our kids out and home school for awhile until we could get them into Fort Payne. My 11 year old had a teacher that has major issues. She had my son so nervous that he developed a tick that went away within a few days after we took him out of the school. My 14 year old was getting beat up all of the time and nothing was done until I filed a written complaint with the Superintendent of DeKalb County. A lot of the male students have been put back a year, or two, or three and are VERY big guys. Even the science teacher I spoke with admitted they were hard (if not impossible) to control. Do you kids a favor and STAY AWAY FROM THIS SCHOOL.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students45%
Female37%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native67%
White44%
Free lunch eligible40%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant45%
Poverty38%
Not poverty68%

Reading

All Students81%
Female80%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native75%
White82%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Poverty77%
Not poverty95%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students74%
Female77%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students94%
Female91%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students60%
Female63%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White61%
Free lunch eligible49%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant60%
Poverty51%
Not poverty84%

Reading

All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Poverty75%
Not poverty89%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students72%
Female71%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native64%
White88%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Poverty65%
Not poverty86%

Reading

All Students90%
Female94%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native86%
White95%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Poverty89%
Not poverty90%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students68%
Female79%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Poverty63%
Not poverty88%

Reading

All Students85%
Female100%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Poverty83%
Not poverty94%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students73%
Female88%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native82%
White68%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Poverty73%
Not poverty71%

Reading

All Students73%
Female84%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native82%
White71%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Poverty73%
Not poverty71%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Poverty82%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students86%
Female97%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty82%
Not poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
Language

The state average for Language was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
94%
Language

The state average for Language was 91% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
White99%
Free lunch eligible94%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education83%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant97%
Poverty95%
Not poverty100%

Language

All Students69%
Female83%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native87%
White68%
Free lunch eligible60%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant69%
Poverty60%
Not poverty86%

Math

All Students77%
Female83%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native87%
White75%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant77%
Poverty68%
Not poverty92%

Reading

All Students70%
Female79%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native93%
White68%
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education25%
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant70%
Poverty65%
Not poverty81%

Social Studies

All Students51%
Female49%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native60%
White51%
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education25%
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant51%
Poverty37%
Not poverty75%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
White98%
Free lunch eligible94%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant97%
Poverty95%
Not poverty100%

Language

All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native0%
White89%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant90%
Poverty88%
Not poverty94%

Math

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native95%
White96%
Free lunch eligible94%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant94%
Poverty95%
Not poverty94%

Reading

All Students93%
Female91%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
White94%
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant93%
Poverty90%
Not poverty97%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native0%
White89%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant90%
Poverty85%
Not poverty0%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 58%
Hispanic 13% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 10% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 34%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Westley Scott King
Fax number
  • (256) 638-7839

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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133 1st St NW
Sylvania, AL 35988
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Phone: (256) 638-2030

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