Mobile County Public Schools, Alabama

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Mobile County Public Schools
Mobile, Alabama
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District Profile
Superintendent:Martha L. Peek
Enrollment:57,577 students
Graduation rate:75%[1]
Number of schools:91
Budget: $634.6 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Reginald Crenshaw
Board members:5
Term length:6
Mobile County Public Schools is a school district in Alabama that served 57,577 students during the 2013-2014 school year.[2][3] This district is the largest by enrollment in the state of Alabama.

About the district

Mobile County Public Schools is located in Mobile County, Alabama
Mobile County Public Schools is located in Mobile County, Alabama. Mobile County is home to 414,079 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[4] In the 2011-2012 school year, Mobile County Public Schools was the largest school district in Alabama and served 61,462 students.[5]

Demographics

Mobile County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Alabama in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 20.3 percent of Mobile County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 22.3 percent for Alabama as a whole. The median household income in Mobile County was $42,973 compared to $43,160 for the state of Alabama. The poverty rate in Mobile County was 19.5 percent compared to 18.1 percent for the entire state.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Mobile County (%) Alabama (%)
White 60.5 70.0
Black or African American 35.2 26.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9 0.7
Asian 1.9 1.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.4 1.5
Hispanic or Latino 2.5 4.1

Presidential Voting Pattern[6]
Year Republican Vote (%) Democratic Vote (%) Other Vote (%)
2012 54.3 45.0 0.7
2008 54.0 45.0 1.0
2004 58.7 40.7 0.6

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[7]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Mobile County Public Schools:[8]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $304,403,638.59 48% $82,638,509.23 13% $156,105,648.65 24.6% $25,440,096.73 4% $66,046,537.98 10.4% $634,634,431.18
Averages: $304,403,638.59 48% $82,638,509.23 13% $156,105,648.65 25% $25,440,096.73 4% $66,046,537.98 10% $634,634,431.18

Schools in Mobile County

Enrollment

Mobile County Public Schools served 57,577 students in 91 schools during the 2013–2014 school year. The district has experienced a decrease in enrollment in most recent years.[2]

Total enrollment
Year Enrollment Year-to-year change (%)
2004-2005 64,109
2005-2006 64,721 0.9
2006-2007 64,178 -0.8
2007-2008 63,424 -1.2
2008-2009 61,398 -3.3
2009-2010 61,587 0.3
2010-2011 61,181 -0.7
2011-2012 58,756 -4.1
2012-2013 57,407 -2.3
2013-2014 57,577 0.3

District schools

Mobile County Public Schools operates 91 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[9]

  • Alba Middle School
  • Allentown Elementary School
  • Anna F. Booth Elementary School
  • Augusta Evans School K-12
  • Baker High School
  • Belsaw / Mt. Vernon Pre-K - 8th
  • Blount High School
  • Brazier Elementary School
  • Breitling Elementary School
  • Bryant Career Technical School
  • Bryant High School
  • Burns Middle School
  • Burroughs Elementary School
  • Calcedeaver Elementary School
  • Calloway-Smith Middle School
  • Castlen Elementary School
  • Causey Middle School
  • Chastang Middle School
  • Citronelle High School
  • Clark-Shaw Magnet School
  • Collier Elementary School
  • Collins-Rhodes Elementary School
  • Continuous Learning Center
  • Council Traditional School
  • Craighead Elementary School
  • Dauphin Island Elementary School
  • Davidson High School
  • Davis Elementary School
  • Dawes 3-5
  • Denton Middle School
  • Dixon Elementary School

  • Dodge Elementary School
  • Dunbar Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School
  • E. R. Dickson Elementary School
  • Eanes Middle School
  • Eichold-Mertz Magnet School of Math, Science & Technology
  • Environmental Studies Center
  • Envision Academy
  • Faulkner Career Tech Center
  • Fonde Elementary
  • Forest Hill Elementary
  • Gilliard Elementary
  • Grand Bay Middle
  • Grant Elementary School
  • Griggs Elementary School
  • Hall Elementary
  • Hankins Middle
  • Hollingers Island Elementary
  • Holloway Elementary School
  • Howard Elementary School
  • Hutchens Elementary School
  • Indian Springs Elementary School
  • John Will Elementary School
  • Just 4 Developmental Laboratory
  • LeFlore Magnet High School
  • Leinkauf Elementary
  • Lott Middle School
  • Mary B. Austin Elementary
  • Mary G. Montgomery High School
  • Maryvale Elementary
  • McDavid-Jones Elementary School

  • Meadowlake Elementary
  • Mobile County Training School
  • Morningside Elementary School
  • Murphy High School
  • North Mobile County K-8th
  • O'Rourke Elementary School
  • Old Shell Road Magnet School
  • Orchard Elementary School
  • The Pathway School
  • Pearl Haskew Elementary
  • Phillips Preparatory School
  • Pillans Middle
  • Rain High
  • Regional School
  • Robbins Elementary School
  • Scarborough Middle School
  • Semmes Elementary
  • Semmes Middle
  • Shepard Elementary
  • Spencer-Westlawn Elementary School
  • St. Elmo Elementary
  • Tanner Williams Elementary
  • Taylor-White Elementary
  • Theodore High
  • Turner Elementary
  • Vigor High
  • Washington Middle School
  • Whitley Elementary
  • Williamson High School
  • Wilmer Elementary

Academic performance

Starting with the 2013-2014 school year, the Alabama Department of Education replaced the No Child Left Behind Act with Plan 2020, a new way of measuring student achievement in the state. In addition to eliminating the Alabama High School Graduation Exam as the only path to graduation and switching to college and career readiness standards to judge student progress, Plan 2020 set achievement goals meant to close the achievement gap between students from different socioeconomic backgrounds. While the No Child Left Behind Act set the goal of having 100 percent of all students be proficient in math and reading, Plan 2020 set different proficiency goals for students based on subgroups. There are nine subgroups within the plan: American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, black, white, multi-race, English language learners, poverty and special education. Plan 2020 gave each subgroup an improvement goal for each year from its start in 2013 until 2020. Under the plan, all students will be at the same proficiency level by 2020.[10][11]

As of November 18, 2014, academic performance information was not available through the Alabama Department of Education's website. An April 25, 2014, posting on the department website stated the information would be available soon.[12]

Contact Information

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Mobile County Public Schools
1 Magnum Pass
Mobile, Alabama 36618
Phone: 251-221-4000

See also

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