Mary B Austin Elementary School
Mary B Austin Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mary B Austin Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).
Mary B Austin Elementary School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Mary B Austin Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
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)
Mary B Austin Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Mary B Austin Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#416 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
I give Austin 5 stars for being such a wonderful school! Teachers are professional and caring. The buildings are sparkling clean and so well maintained. My child's curriculum includes music and art. He loves going to school, and we will all miss Austin when he goes to middle school in two years.
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