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==School board elections==
 
==School board elections==

Revision as of 08:29, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Alabama
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Tommy Bice
Number of students: 744,621[1]
Number of teachers: 47,723
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.6
Number of school districts: 170
Number of schools: 1,618
Graduation rate: 75%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,813[3]
See also
Alabama Department of Education
Alabama school districts
List of school districts in Alabama
Alabama
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Alabama
Glossary of education terms

Alabama is home to 1,618 schools and 744,621 K-12 students.[4]

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.[5]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending[5]
1.) Mobile County Public Schools 1.) Homewood City School District
2.) Jefferson County Schools 2.) Sylacauga City Schools
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 Schools
6.) Birmingham City Schools 6.) Vestavia Hills City Schools
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 Schools
10.) Hoover City Schools 10.) Sheffield City Schools

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Alabama as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Alabama as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[7]


Demographic information for Alabama's K-12 public school system compared with surrounding states
State American Indian/Alaska Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black Hispanic White Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl Other
Alabama 0.83% 1.34% 34.18% 4.66% 58.11% 0.04% 0.84%
Tennessee 0.19% 1.66% 23.34% 6.63% 67.08% 0.1% 1%
Georgia 0.22% 3.39% 37.01% 12.18% 44.11% 0.11% 2.98%
Mississippi 0.2% 0.95% 49.62% 2.57% 46.01% 0.03% 0.62%
United States 1.1% 4.68% 15.68% 24.37% 51.21% 0.42% 2.54%
U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2011-12 v.1a.[8]


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.[9] 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


See also

External links

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References

  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. Alabama State Department of Education, "Quick Facts," accessed August 6, 2013
  5. 5.0 5.1 Homesurfer, "School District Ranking Report," accessed August 9, 2013
  6. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  7. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  8. [ http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/expressTables.aspx U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2011-12 v.1a. accessed May 15, 2014]
  9. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014