Lillie B Williamson High School

Lillie B Williamson High School serves 779 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Lillie B Williamson High School operates within the Mobile County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 779 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 779 students
Lillie B Williamson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Lillie B Williamson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lillie B Williamson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Lillie B Williamson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
98%
35%
Lillie B Williamson High School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
58%
Lillie B Williamson High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lillie B Williamson High School Sch Ethnicity Lillie B Williamson High 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.
0.04 0.55
Lillie B Williamson High 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.
89%
51%
Lillie B Williamson High 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.
2%
7%
Lillie B Williamson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 63,683 students has grown by 12265% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
109
7
Number of Students Managed 63,683 2,928
Mobile County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 72%
Mobile County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
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 $1,126,641 $9,620
Mobile County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $1,156,161 $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 Murphy High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mae Eanes Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George Hall Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mobile Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award George Hall Elementary School
    1108 Antwerp St
    Mobile , AL , 36605
    (251)221-1345
    0.3  mi  |  545  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Mobile Erwin Craighead Elementary School
    1000 South Ann St
    Mobile , AL , 36605
    (251)221-1155
    0.4  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Mobile Leinkauf Elementary School
    1410 Monroe St
    Mobile , AL , 36604
    (251)221-1495
    0.7  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mobile Mae Eanes Middle School
    1901 Hurtel St
    Mobile , AL , 36605
    (251)221-2189
    1.1  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Mobile Murphy High School
    100 South Carlen St
    Mobile , AL , 36606
    (251)221-3206
    1.2  mi  |  2285  students  |  Gr.  8-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2006 - Williamson High school has come a long way. The students, teachers, and staff are getiing better every year. Many people say negative things about Lillie B. but it is now one of the best High schools in Mobile County. How do I know? I go there - Posted by Student/Alumni

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