3255 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL 36607
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Phillips Preparatory Middle School serves 783 students in grades 6-8.
Phillips Preparatory Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (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 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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 783 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Mardi Gras/ President's Day Break - All Schools Closed
February 28, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - All Schools Closed
April 18, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break (No School)
April 18, 2022 (Monday)
Students Last Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Memorial Day Holiday (Schools Closed)
May 30, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Phillips Preparatory Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Phillips Preparatory Middle School is 0.64, which is more than 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
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
43%
33%
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White
42%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Phillips Preparatory Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This school is wonderful. It provides a high quality standard of education and I totally recommend!
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5  
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!
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5  
This school provides lots of help in each subject and im glad to be apart of it
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 783 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 10%)

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