Florence Howard Elementary School

957 Dr Martin L King Jr Ave
Mobile, AL 36603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Florence Howard Elementary School serves 447 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Florence Howard Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Florence Howard 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 Florence Howard Elementary School is 0.10, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1051 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
95%
32%
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White
2%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Florence Howard Elementary School's ranking?
Florence Howard Elementary School is ranked #1051 out of 1,276 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?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Florence Howard Elementary School?
447 students attend Florence Howard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Florence Howard Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Florence Howard Elementary School?
Florence Howard Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Florence Howard Elementary School offer ?
Florence Howard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Florence Howard Elementary School part of?
Florence Howard Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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