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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 744,637 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 1,496 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 72.0% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $8,405</center>
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|<center>'''Secretary and Executive Officer:''' [[Thomas R. Bice]] <br> '''State Board President:''' Governor Robert Bentley <br> '''State Board Members:''' 10 </center>
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|<center>[[Alabama school districts#Quick facts|Quick facts]] <br> [[Alabama school districts#School board elections|School board elections]] <br> [[Alabama school districts#External links|External links]] <br> [[Alabama school districts#References|References]]</center>
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|<small><center>[[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School boards and school board elections]] <br> [[List of school districts in Alabama]] <br> [[Alabama]]</center></small>
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'''Alabama''' is home to 1,496 schools and 744,637 K-12 students.<ref name=ALQuickFacts>[http://www.alsde.edu/general/QuickFacts_12-13.pdf ''Quick Facts," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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'''Alabama''' is home to 1,618 schools and 744,621 K-12 students.<ref name=ALQuickFacts>[http://www.alsde.edu/general/QuickFacts_12-13.pdf ''Alabama State Department of Education,'' "Quick Facts," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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===Enrollment and spending===
 
===Enrollment and spending===
The following table displays the top ten Alabama school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.<ref>[http://www.homesurfer.com/schoolreports/view/schoolrankreports.cfm?state=AL ''School District Ranking Report'' Accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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The following table displays the top ten Alabama school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.<ref name=report>[http://www.homesurfer.com/schoolreports/view/schoolrankreports.cfm?state=AL ''Homesurfer,'' "School District Ranking Report," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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| 1.) [[Mobile County Public Schools, Alabama|Mobile County Public Schools]] || 1.) [[Homewood City School District, Alabama|Homewood City School District]]
 
| 1.) [[Mobile County Public Schools, Alabama|Mobile County Public Schools]] || 1.) [[Homewood City School District, Alabama|Homewood City School District]]
 
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| 2.) [[Jefferson County Schools, Alabama|Jefferson County Schools]] || 2.) [[Sylacauga City School District, Alabama|Sylacauga City School District]]
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| 2.) [[Jefferson County Schools, Alabama|Jefferson County Schools]] || 2.) [[Sylacauga City Schools, Alabama|Sylacauga City Schools]]
 
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| 3.) [[Montgomery Public Schools, Alabama|Montgomery Public Schools]] || 3.) [[Tuscaloosa County School System, Alabama|Tuscaloosa County School System]]
 
| 3.) [[Montgomery Public Schools, Alabama|Montgomery Public Schools]] || 3.) [[Tuscaloosa County School System, Alabama|Tuscaloosa County School System]]
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| 4.) [[Baldwin County Public Schools, Alabama|Baldwin County Public Schools]] || 4.) [[Coosa County School District, Alabama|Coosa County School District]]
 
| 4.) [[Baldwin County Public Schools, Alabama|Baldwin County Public Schools]] || 4.) [[Coosa County School District, Alabama|Coosa County School District]]
 
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| 5.) [[Shelby County Schools, Alabama|Shelby County Schools]] || 5.) [[Auburn City School District, Alabama|Auburn City School District]]
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| 5.) [[Shelby County Schools, Alabama|Shelby County Schools]] || 5.) [[Auburn City Schools, Alabama|Auburn City Schools]]
 
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| 6.) [[Birmingham City Schools, Alabama|Birmingham City Schools]] || 6.) [[Vestavia Hills City School District, Alabama|Vestavia Hills City School District]]
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| 6.) [[Birmingham City Schools, Alabama|Birmingham City Schools]] || 6.) [[Vestavia Hills City Schools, Alabama|Vestavia Hills City Schools]]
 
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| 7.) [[Huntsville City Schools, Alabama|Huntsville City Schools]] || 7.) [[Choctaw County School District, Alabama|Choctaw County School District]]
 
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| 8.) [[Madison County Schools, Alabama|Madison County Schools]] || 8.) [[Hoover City Schools, Alabama|Hoover City Schools]]
 
| 8.) [[Madison County Schools, Alabama|Madison County Schools]] || 8.) [[Hoover City Schools, Alabama|Hoover City Schools]]
 
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| 9.) [[Tuscaloosa County School System, Alabama|Tuscaloosa County School System]] || 9.) [[Mountain Brook City School District, Alabama|Mountain Brook City School District]]
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| 9.) [[Tuscaloosa County School System, Alabama|Tuscaloosa County School System]] || 9.) [[Mountain Brook City Schools, Alabama|Mountain Brook City Schools]]
 
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| 10.) [[Hoover City Schools, Alabama|Hoover City Schools]] || 10.) [[Sheffield City School District, Alabama|Sheffield City School District]]
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| 10.) [[Hoover City Schools, Alabama|Hoover City Schools]] || 10.) [[Sheffield City Schools, Alabama|Sheffield City Schools]]
 
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===Demographics===
 
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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Alabama.<ref name=ALQuickFacts>[http://www.alsde.edu/general/QuickFacts_12-13.pdf ''Quick Facts," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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: ''See also: [[Alabama school board elections, 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, 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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*[[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School board elections portal]]
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Latest revision as of 09:54, 23 April 2014

Flag of Alabama.png
K-12 Education in Alabama
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
Public education in Alabama
Alabama Department of Education
Alabama school districts
List of school districts in Alabama
Alabama

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.[4]

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 will hold elections on August 26, 2014, while the remaining 10 districts have scheduled elections for November 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.[6]

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 4 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 3 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
Shelby County Schools 11/4/2014 1 5 28,063
Tuscaloosa County School System 11/4/2014 2 7 17,785
Montgomery Public Schools 11/30/2014 2 7 31,464


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