Kate Shepard Elementary School

3980b Burma Rd
Mobile, AL 36693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Kate Shepard 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 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% 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: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kate Shepard Elementary School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Kate Shepard 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 Kate Shepard Elementary School is 0.53, 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)
#738 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
29%
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40%
47%
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20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
65%
32%
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White
23%
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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0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kate Shepard Elementary School's ranking?
Kate Shepard Elementary School is ranked #738 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Kate Shepard Elementary School often compared to?
Kate Shepard Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Olive J Dodge Elementary School, Elizabeth Fonde Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Kate Shepard Elementary School?
577 students attend Kate Shepard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Kate Shepard Elementary School students are Black, 23% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kate Shepard Elementary School?
Kate Shepard Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Kate Shepard Elementary School offer ?
Kate Shepard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Kate Shepard Elementary School part of?
Kate Shepard Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.
In what neighborhood is Kate Shepard Elementary School located?
Kate Shepard Elementary School is located in the Skyland Park neighborhood of Mobile, AL. There are 1 other public schools located in Skyland Park.

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4   9/26/2022
I really love this school it's so nice!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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