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List of school districts in Alabama

State profile
Number of students: 744,637
Number of schools: 1,496
Graduation rate: 72.0%
Per-pupil spending: $8,405
State school administration
Secretary and Executive Officer: Thomas R. Bice
State Board President: Governor Robert Bentley
State Board Members: 10
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Quick facts
School board elections
External links
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School boards and school board elections
List of school districts in Alabama
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Alabama is home to 1,496 schools and 744,637 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education:
    • Governor Robert Bentley, President
    • Mitchell D. Chester, Executive Officer and Secretary
    • Tracy Roberts, Board Member, District 1
    • Betty Peters, Board Member, District 2
    • Stephanie Bell, Board Member, District 3
    • Yvette Richardson, Board Member, District 4
    • Ella B. Bell, Board Member, District 5
    • Charles E. Elliott, Board Member, District 6
    • Jeffery Newman, Board Member, District 7
    • Mary Scott Hunter, Board Member, District 8

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten Alabama school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[2]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending[3]
1.) Mobile County Public Schools 1.) Homewood City School District
2.) Jefferson County Schools 2.) Sylacauga City School District
3.) Montgomery Public Schools 3.) Tuscaloosa County School System
4.) Baldwin County Public Schools 4.) Coosa County School District
5.) Shelby County Schools 5.) Auburn City School District
6.) Birmingham City Schools 6.) Vestavia Hills City School District
7.) Huntsville City Schools 7.) Choctaw County School District
8.) Madison County Schools 8.) Hoover City Schools
9.) Tuscaloosa County School System 9.) Mountain Brook City School District
10.) Hoover City Schools 10.) Sheffield City School District


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Alabama.[1]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 58.3%
African American 34.6%
Hispanic 4.7%
Asian 1.3%
American Indian 0.8%
Two or More 0.3%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: List of school board elections in 2014

In 2013, four of the top enrollment school districts in Alabama held elections for a total of 23 school board seats across the state. In 2014, nine top enrollment school districts in Alabama will hold elections for a total of 19 seats. Huntsville City Schools will hold its election on August 26, 2014 and Montgomery Public Schools will hold its election on November 30, 2014. The other seven districts will hold their elections on November 4, 2014.

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