Alabama school districts

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 09:54, 9 August 2013 by Lauren Dixon (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
School Board badge.png
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
Table of Contents
Quick facts
School board elections
External links
See also
School board elections
List of school districts in Alabama
Flag of Alabama.png

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 57.6%
African American 33.9%
Hispanic 5.1%
Asian 1.3%
Multi-Race 1.2%
Indian .8%
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander .06%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: List of school board elections in 2013

In 2013, three of the top enrollment school districts in Alabama will hold elections for a total of 16 school board seats across the state. Cullman County Schools held their election on May 7, 2013 and Birmingham City Schools and Tuscaloosa County School System will hold their elections on August 27, 2013.

See also

External links

Suggest a link