Ben C Rain High School

3125 Dauphin Island Pkwy
Mobile, AL 36605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 578 students in grades 9-12, Ben C Rain High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ben C Rain High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ben C Rain High School's student population of 578 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
578 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ben C Rain High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ben C Rain High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1240 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ben C Rain High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ben C Rain High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
88%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
5%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben C Rain High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Ben C Rain High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Ben C Rain High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ben C Rain High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ben C Rain High School's ranking?
Ben C Rain High School is ranked #1240 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Ben C Rain High School often compared to?
Ben C Rain High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Baker High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ben C Rain High School?
The graduation rate of Ben C Rain High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Ben C Rain High School?
578 students attend Ben C Rain High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Ben C Rain High School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben C Rain High School?
Ben C Rain High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Ben C Rain High School offer ?
Ben C Rain High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ben C Rain High School part of?
Ben C Rain High School is part of Mobile County School District.
In what neighborhood is Ben C Rain High School located?
Ben C Rain High School is located in the Bayview neighborhood of Mobile, AL.

School Reviews

1   11/2/2017
School needs to make many improvements
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Craig
5   4/26/2014
hello my name Kenteria Coleman and i want to become an student of b.c rains i want to leave vigor if you can or may help me Pleasa call my mother Raquel Sims at 2512297549 or my Anut Ruth Collins at 2514575310
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kente

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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