Ben C Rain High School

  • Ben C Rain High School serves 770 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ben C Rain High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ben C Rain High School's student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben C Rain High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben C Rain High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1259 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
4%
55%
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Diversity Score0.120.59
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Graduation Rate
87%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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