Olive J Dodge Elementary School

Olive J Dodge Elementary School serves 1,027 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Olive J Dodge Elementary School operates within the Mobile County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1027 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 1,027 students
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Olive J Dodge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Olive J Dodge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
44%
34%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
46%
57%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Olive J Dodge Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.32
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
52%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Olive J Dodge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,433 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,265 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
111
7
Number of Students Managed 60,620 3,026
Mobile County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $592 MM $30 MM
Mobile County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $582 MM $30 MM
Mobile County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,433 $10,181
Mobile County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,265 $10,301
Mobile County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mobile Mental Health Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mobile Mental Health Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mobile Mental Health Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • MobileMobile Mental Health Center
    Special Education School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 54 students5800 Southland Dr
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)661-0153
    1.1KG-1254
  • MobileKate Shepard Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 519 students3980b Burma Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-1645
    1.4PK-5519
  • MobileSw Ala Regional School Deaf-blind
    Special Education School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 56 students3980 Burma Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-5454
    1.4PK-556
  • MobileEnvironmental Studies Center
    Vocational School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-126101 Girby Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-5000
    1.79-12n/a
  • MobileBurns Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1015 students6175 Girby Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-2025
    1.86-81015

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