Alexander City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,948 students in Alexander City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Alexander City School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Alexander City School District are Alexander City Middle School, Benjamin Russell High School and William L Radney Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Alexander City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Alexander City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
2,948 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
150 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Alexander City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#86 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Alexander City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alexander City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alexander City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Alexander City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.61
# American Indian Students
27 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
40 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
24 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# Black Students
1,235 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
42%
32%
# White Students
1,615 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
55%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
78
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
217
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
243
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
217
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
231
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
234
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
228
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
228
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
242
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
223
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
193
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
199
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
201
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,299 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,637 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$33 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Alexander City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$31 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Alexander City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,299
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Alexander City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,637
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Alexander City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Alexander City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Alexander City Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
359 State St
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-8660
Grades: 7-8
| 468 students
Rank: #22.
Benjamin Russell High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Heard Blvd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-8611
Grades: 9-12
| 807 students
Rank: #33.
William L Radney Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Allison Drive
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-8636
Grades: 5-6
| 453 students
Rank: #44.
Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
851 Laurel St
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-8631
Grades: 3-4
| 463 students
Rank: n/an/a
1240 Scott Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-8625
Grades: PK-2
| 757 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Alexander City School District
  • 375 Lee Street, Alexander City, AL, 35010-2708
  • (256) 234-5074
  • alexcityschools.net
  • Students: 2,948 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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