957 Dr Martin L King Jr Ave
Mobile, AL 36603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Florence Howard Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Florence Howard 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Florence Howard Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
436 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Mardi Gras/ President's Day Break - All Schools Closed
February 28, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - All Schools Closed
April 18, 2022 (Monday)
Students Last Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Florence Howard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Florence Howard Elementary School is 0.04, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#954 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Florence Howard Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
98%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florence Howard 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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