Arab City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,603 students in Arab City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Arab City School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Arab City School District are Arab High School, Arab Elementary School and Arab Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Arab City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Arab City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Arab City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
2,603 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
158 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Arab City School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 95% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 139 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Arab City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arab 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)
64%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arab 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
≥95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Arab 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
0.10
0.59
# American Indian Students
8 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
25 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
68 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
7 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
n/a
33%
# White Students
2,465 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
95%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
104
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
198
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
192
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
175
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
208
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
196
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
186
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
200
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
180
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
200
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
194
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
178
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
188
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,859 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,616 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Arab City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Arab City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,859
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Arab City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,616
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Arab City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Arab City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arab High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
511 Arabian Dr Ne
Arab, AL 35016
(256) 586-6026
Grades: 9-12
| 760 students
Rank: #22.
Arab Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
241 8th Ave Ne
Arab, AL 35016
(256) 586-6085
Grades: 3-5
| 608 students
Rank: #33.
Arab Junior High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
911 Old Cullman Rd
Arab, AL 35016
(256) 586-6074
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
Arab Primary School
121 Mimosa St Ne
Arab, AL 35016
(256) 586-6005
Grades: PK-2
| 669 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Arab City
  • 750 Arabian Dr NE, Arab, AL, 35016-1161
  • (256) 586-6011
  • arabcityschools.org
  • Students: 2,603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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