Dixon Elementary School

Dixon Elementary School serves 467 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Dixon Elementary School operates within the Mobile County School District.

Overview

The student population of 467 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 467 students
Dixon Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Dixon Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dixon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Dixon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Dixon Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2011)
Asian
12%
1%
Dixon Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Dixon Elementary School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
10%
34%
Dixon Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
72%
57%
Dixon Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Dixon Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dixon 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.
0.46 0.20
Dixon Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
74%
52%
Dixon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Dixon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,279 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
113
7
Number of Students Managed 61,341 2,979
Mobile County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
Mobile County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
Mobile County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
Mobile County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Irvington Anna F Booth Elementary School
    17001 Hurricane Blvd
    IrvingtonAL 36544
    (251)824-1740
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 571 students                      
  • IrvingtonAlma Bryant High School
    14001 Hurricane Blvd
    IrvingtonAL 36544
    (251)824-3213
    2 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1697 students                      
  • Bayou La BatrePeter F Alba Middle School
    14180 South Wintzell Ave
    Bayou La BatreAL 36509
    (251)824-4134
    3.3 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 717 students                      
  • IrvingtonSaint Elmo Elementary School
    8666 Mcdonald Rd
    IrvingtonAL 36544
    (251)957-6314
    4.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 438 students                      
  • IrvingtonGeorge H Bryant Vocational-agricultural High School
    Vocational School
    8950 Padgett Switch Rd
    IrvingtonAL 36544
    (251)957-2845
    Vocational School

    5 mi | Gr. 8-12 | n/a students                      

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