Erwin Craighead Elementary School

1000 South Ann St
Mobile, AL 36605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 435 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Erwin Craighead Elementary 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (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 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Erwin Craighead Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
435 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Erwin Craighead Elementary 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 Erwin Craighead Elementary School is 0.08, 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)
#945 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Erwin Craighead Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Erwin Craighead Elementary 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.
25-29%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Erwin Craighead Elementary 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.
25-29%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Erwin Craighead Elementary 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
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
96%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Erwin Craighead Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Erwin Craighead Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of Erwin Craighead Elementary School and the public school average diversity score 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
89%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Erwin Craighead Elementary 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 Erwin Craighead Elementary School's ranking?
Erwin Craighead Elementary School is ranked #945 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Erwin Craighead Elementary School?
435 students attend Erwin Craighead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Erwin Craighead Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Erwin Craighead Elementary School?
Erwin Craighead Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Erwin Craighead Elementary School offer ?
Erwin Craighead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Erwin Craighead Elementary School part of?
Erwin Craighead Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.
In what neighborhood is Erwin Craighead Elementary School located?
Erwin Craighead Elementary School is located in the Baltimore neighborhood of Mobile, AL.

School Reviews

5   4/5/2014
it is the most funnest school i have ever been to
- Posted by Student/Alumni - trin9

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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