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In 2014, nine top enrollment school districts in Alabama will hold elections for a total of 19 seats. [[Huntsville City Schools, Alabama|Huntsville City Schools]] will hold its election on August 26, 2014 and [[Montgomery Public Schools, Alabama|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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==See also==
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Revision as of 16:16, 21 March 2014

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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
See also
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: Alabama school board elections, 2014

A total of 11 Alabama school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 25 seats. Huntsville City Schools held elections on August 26, 2014, while the remaining 10 districts scheduled elections for November 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Alabama's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 272,446 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[4] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Alabama School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Huntsville City Schools 8/26/2014 3 5 22,188
Baldwin County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 28,165
Elmore County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 7 11,016
Etowah County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 9,295
Jefferson County School District 11/4/2014 1 5 34,095
Lee County Schools 11/4/2014 1 7 9,810
Madison County Schools 11/4/2014 1 5 19,328
Mobile County Public School System 11/4/2014 2 5 61,237
Montgomery Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 7 31,464
Shelby County Schools 11/4/2014 1 5 28,063
Tuscaloosa County School System 11/4/2014 2 7 17,785

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