Houston County School District

404 West Washington St
Dothan, AL 36302-2540
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 4,484 students in Houston County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Alabama.
Public Elementary Schools in Houston County School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Alabama public elementary school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public elementary school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
6,662 Students
520,133 Students
# Teachers
357 Teachers
26,695 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Houston County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#41 out of 143 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Houston County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston County  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 2020-21 school year data.
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston County  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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.62
# American Indian Students
19 Students
4,992 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
44 Students
7,420 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
500 Students
51,768 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
10%
# Black Students
1,094 Students
165,755 Students
% Black Students
16%
32%
# White Students
4,864 Students
273,335 Students
% White Students
73%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
129 Students
15,876 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
152
20,539
# Students in K Grade:
535
56,252
# Students in 1st Grade:
497
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
470
54,418
# Students in 3rd Grade:
464
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
461
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
473
54,802
# Students in 6th Grade:
526
56,273
# Students in 7th Grade:
518
43,236
# Students in 8th Grade:
552
42,777
# Students in 9th Grade:
565
7,266
# Students in 10th Grade:
514
6,598
# Students in 11th Grade:
474
6,471
# Students in 12th Grade:
461
6,111
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,875 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,560 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$72 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$70 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,875
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,560
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Houston County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rehobeth Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5631 County Road 203
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 677-3838
Grades: PK-5
| 1,145 students
Rank: #22.
Rehobeth Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5631 County Road 203
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 677-5153
Grades: 6-8
| 642 students
Rank: #33.
Webb Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
178 Depot St
Webb, AL 36376
(334) 792-5744
Grades: PK-6
| 454 students
Rank: #44.
Ashford Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Barfield St
Ashford, AL 36312
(334) 726-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashford Middle School
607 Church St
Ashford, AL 36312
(334) 899-5411
Grades: 6-8
| 295 students
Rank: n/an/a
663 Houston St
Cottonwood, AL 36320
(334) 691-2587
Grades: PK-6
| 473 students
Rank: n/an/a
Houston County Alternative School
Alternative School
315 N Foster St
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 671-9295
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1172 S State Highway 123
Newton, AL 36352
(334) 692-5549
Grades: K-12
| 317 students
Rank: n/an/a
1172 S State Highway 123
Newton, AL 36352
(334) 692-5549
Grades: PK-6
| 568 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 91% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 25% (Top 30%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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