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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Montgomery County Alabama Public Schools

Montgomery County, Alabama is home to a large number of public schools, making the choice for your child sometimes overwhelming. But rest assured, because most of them are some of the highest performers in the state, meaning there's a good chance you'll be making a great decision in the quest for education for your children.

There are sixty two Montgomery County Alabama public schools with a total of over 32,000 students and 2132 teachers.
Montgomery County Alabama public schools have an average teacher/student ratio of 15 students per every one teacher. This is one below the state average of 16 students per teacher.

Montgomery County Alabama public schools comply with the new government initiative of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act.
NCLB will require Montgomery County Alabama public schools and all US schools receiving government funding to meet state progress goals for student academic performance.

Some of the Montgomery County Alabama public schools which did not meet NCLB targets include Chisholm Elementary School, Harrison Elementary School and Southlawn Middle School. These schools are marked as 'in need of improvement'.
Students in these in need of improvement schools are eligible for supplemental services such as tutoring.

Students are eligible to transfer to a higher performing school if their school is listed as in need for improvement for more than two consecutive years.
Some of the Montgomery County Alabama public schools listed as being eligible transfer schools include Bellingrath Junior High School, Capitol Heights Junior High School, Dalraida Elementary School and Fitzpatrick Elementary School.

Montgomery County Alabama public schools consist of approximately 79 guidance counselors, 59 Librarians, 55 District-level Administrators and 151 School-level Administrators. They are below the state average student/staff ratio in all departments.

Jefferson Davis High School is one of the highest performing Montgomery County Alabama public schools for the grade 10-12 years.
They currently have an enrollment of 1332 students.

In the 2002 Alabama High School Graduation Exam Jefferson Davis High School received high results including 93% of grade 12 students passing the language exam, 91% the math exam and 94% passing the reading exam.
These results make Jefferson Davis High School one of the highest performing Montgomery County Alabama Public Schools.

Jefferson Davis High School has 16.4 students per teacher and is made up of 81% African-American students and 17% white students.
The Montgomery County Alabama public schools average African-American student percentage per school is 39%.
Approximately 43% of students at Jefferson Davis High School receive free or reduced cost lunch, which is above the average of 36%.

Montgomery County Alabama public schools are highly recommended as an intuition for your child's education. With above average results and below average teacher/student ratios, you can be sure you're child will be receiving a high level of education in Montgomery County.

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