Mary B Austin Elementary School

  • Mary B Austin Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mary B Austin Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mary B Austin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • 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 declined by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary B Austin Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#262 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
41%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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