4645 Bit And Spur Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Er Dickson Elementary School serves 947 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Er Dickson Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Er Dickson Elementary School's student population of 947 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
947 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Er Dickson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Er Dickson Elementary School is 0.52, 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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#743 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
67%
32%
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White
16%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Er Dickson Elementary School?

947 students attend Er Dickson Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

67% of Er Dickson Elementary School students are Black, 16% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Er Dickson Elementary School?

Er Dickson Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Er Dickson Elementary School offer ?

Er Dickson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Er Dickson Elementary School part of?

Er Dickson Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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