Clarkshaw Magnet School

5960 Arlberg Street
Mobile, AL 36608
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 680 students in grades 5-8, Clarkshaw Magnet School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 20% in AL
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 81% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Clarkshaw Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Clarkshaw Magnet School's student population of 680 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Clarkshaw Magnet School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Clarkshaw Magnet School is 0.57, 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)
#185 out of 1285 schools
(Top 20%)
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35%
29%
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81%
47%
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78%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
58%
32%
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White
30%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clarkshaw Magnet School's ranking?
Clarkshaw Magnet School is ranked #185 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Clarkshaw Magnet School often compared to?
Clarkshaw Magnet Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Phillips Preparatory Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Clarkshaw Magnet School?
680 students attend Clarkshaw Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Clarkshaw Magnet School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clarkshaw Magnet School?
Clarkshaw Magnet School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Clarkshaw Magnet School offer ?
Clarkshaw Magnet School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Clarkshaw Magnet School part of?
Clarkshaw Magnet School is part of Mobile County School District.
In what neighborhood is Clarkshaw Magnet School located?
Clarkshaw Magnet School is located in the Overlook neighborhood of Mobile, AL. There are 1 other public schools located in Overlook.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 81% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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