Phenix City School District

1212 Ninth Ave
Phenix City, AL 36867
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,310 students in Phenix City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Phenix City School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
7,310 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
381 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Phenix City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 92% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#58 out of 143 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Phenix City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Phenix 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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Phenix 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 2020-21 school year data.
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Phenix City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.62
# American Indian Students
18 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
36 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
727 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
10%
# Black Students
4,272 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
58%
32%
# White Students
1,794 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
25%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
453 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
229
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
579
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
597
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
575
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
588
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
586
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
581
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
534
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
517
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
550
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
650
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
529
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
383
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
412
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,578 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,824 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$92 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Phenix City  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
$94 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Phenix City  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
$12,578
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Phenix City  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
$12,824
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Phenix City  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 Phenix City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakewood Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Explorer Drive
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 732-1173
Grades: 3-5
| 475 students
Rank: #22.
Sherwood Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
706 Idle Hour Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-7097
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #33.
Phenix City Intermediate School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2401 S Railroad St
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-8744
Grades: 6-7
| 1,051 students
Rank: #44.
Ridgecrest Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1806 8th Pl So
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-3004
Grades: PK-5
| 750 students
Rank: #55.
South Girard School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
521 Fontaine Rd
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-2527
Grades: 8
| 550 students
Rank: #66.
Westview Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 Ingersoll Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-4507
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #77.
Central High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Dobbs Dr
Phenix City, AL 36870
(334) 298-3626
Grades: 9-12
| 1,392 students
Rank: #88.
Phenix City Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2307 South Railroad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 732-1160
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #99.
Meadowlane Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Meadowlane Dr
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-2568
Grades: PK-5
| 172 students
Rank: n/an/a
2800 Dobbs Drive
Phenix City, AL 36870
(334) 448-8780
Grades: 9
| 582 students
Rank: n/an/a
18 Explorer Road
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 664-9955
Grades: K-2
| 505 students
Rank: n/an/a
Success Academy
Alternative School
1700 17th Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-9876
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Phenix City School District?
Phenix City School District manages 12 public schools serving 7,310 students.
What is the rank of Phenix City School District?
Phenix City School District is ranked #61 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Phenix City School District?
58% of Phenix City School District students are Black, 25% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Phenix City School District?
Phenix City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Phenix City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,824 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in AL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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