Dixon Elementary School

  • Dixon Elementary School serves 494 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dixon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Dixon Elementary School's student population of 494 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dixon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dixon Elementary School is 0.57, 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 Testing Rank#623 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
63%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dixon Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dixon Elementary 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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