8650 Four Mile Rd
Irvington, AL 36544
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dixon Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dixon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dixon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dixon Elementary School's student population of 439 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Dixon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dixon Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#594 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
14%
32%
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White
60%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dixon Elementary School's ranking?

Dixon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Dixon Elementary School?

439 students attend Dixon Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

60% of Dixon Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Dixon Elementary School?

Dixon Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Dixon Elementary School offer ?

Dixon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Dixon Elementary School part of?

Dixon Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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