Mary B Austin Elementary School

150 Provident Ln
Mobile, AL 36608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mary B Austin Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% 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: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mary B Austin Elementary School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary B Austin Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Mary B Austin Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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
#261 out of 1276 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
42%
32%
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White
44%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Mary B Austin Elementary School's ranking?
Mary B Austin Elementary School is ranked #261 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Mary B Austin Elementary School often compared to?
Mary B Austin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like George Hall Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Mary B Austin Elementary School?
533 students attend Mary B Austin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Mary B Austin Elementary School students are White, 42% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary B Austin Elementary School?
Mary B Austin Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Mary B Austin Elementary School offer ?
Mary B Austin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mary B Austin Elementary School part of?
Mary B Austin Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.

School Reviews

5   5/10/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - rod88

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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