Dixon Elementary School

Dixon Elementary School serves 440 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Dixon Elementary School operates within the Mobile County School District.

Overview

The student population of 440 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 440 students
Dixon Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Dixon Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dixon Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Dixon Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
1%
Dixon Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Dixon Elementary School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
9%
35%
Dixon Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
73%
58%
Dixon Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dixon Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dixon Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.31
Dixon Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
69%
51%
Dixon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Dixon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 63,683 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
109
7
Number of Students Managed 63,683 3,032
Mobile County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
Mobile County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
Mobile County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
Mobile County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alma Bryant High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Peter F Alba Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anna F Booth Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Irvington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Anna F Booth Elementary School
    17001 Hurricane Blvd
    Irvington , AL , 36544
    (251)824-1740
    1.9  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Irvington Alma Bryant High School
    14001 Hurricane Blvd
    Irvington , AL , 36544
    (251)824-3213
    2  mi  |  1635  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Bayou La Batre Peter F Alba Middle School
    14180 South Wintzell Ave
    Bayou La Batre , AL , 36509
    (251)824-4134
    3.3  mi  |  653  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Irvington Saint Elmo Elementary School
    8666 Mcdonald Rd
    Irvington , AL , 36544
    (251)957-6314
    4.7  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Irvington George H Bryant Vocational-agricultural High School
    Vocational School
    8950 Padgett Switch Rd
    Irvington , AL , 36544
    (251)957-2845
    Vocational School
    5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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Mobile County, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Mobile County is Mobile County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.