Phillips Preparatory Middle School

3255 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL 36607
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 512 students in grades 6-8, Phillips Preparatory Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 512 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 10% in AL
  • : 36% (Top 20%)
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Phillips Preparatory Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Phillips Preparatory Middle School's student population of 512 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Phillips Preparatory Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Phillips Preparatory Middle School is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#93 out of 1276 schools
(Top 10%)
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36%
24%
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90%
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
8%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
46%
32%
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White
36%
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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0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Phillips Preparatory Middle School's ranking?
Phillips Preparatory Middle School is ranked #93 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Phillips Preparatory Middle School often compared to?
Phillips Preparatory Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clarkshaw Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Phillips Preparatory Middle School?
512 students attend Phillips Preparatory Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Phillips Preparatory Middle School students are Black, 36% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phillips Preparatory Middle School?
Phillips Preparatory Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Phillips Preparatory Middle School offer ?
Phillips Preparatory Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Phillips Preparatory Middle School part of?
Phillips Preparatory Middle School is part of Mobile County School District.
In what neighborhood is Phillips Preparatory Middle School located?
Phillips Preparatory Middle School is located in the South Crichton neighborhood of Mobile, AL. There are 2 other public schools located in South Crichton.

School Reviews

5   5/7/2020
This school is wonderful. It provides a high quality standard of education and I totally recommend!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Katie Bendolph
5   3/27/2020
This school offers a variety of languages and engineering/design classes. This helps to let students explore interest and potential career paths. The teachers work hard to keep kids focused and moving forward. Over this is a top-class, middle school. If eligible highly recommend you apply!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Graham Foster
5   11/15/2012
This school provides lots of help in each subject and im glad to be apart of it
- Posted by Student/Alumni - AETwi

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 512 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 36% (Top 20%)
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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