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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Montgomery County Schools is a public school district located in Montgomery, AL. It has 30,667 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 25% in reading.
Address
307 S Decatur St
Montgomery, AL 36104
Telephone
(334) 223-6710

Montgomery County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
25%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1180
118 responses
Average ACT
23
935 responses

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
30,667
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,056
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$294,254,000
Expenses Per Student
$8,906/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    8%

Montgomery County Schools Reviews

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As a senior in the Montgomery County School system, I cannot speak for all of the schools in the system but I generally believe that the schools can improve on some area. I attend one of the three magnet high schools in Montgomery and my experience here has allowed me to be prepared for college and test readiness. In my opinion, I believe that the school system can pay more attention towards the other schools in the system as I feel like they are getting shoved to the back. There is room for change in this school system and I think with the appropriate amount of attention the system can thrive!
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I favor the standards based curriculum in that it aligns with national standards. Additionally, there are interval assessments to track student's progress. The assessments also are used to drive instruction for individual needs. Also, parents receive mid-nine weeks progress reports, and they may receive them at anytime per request. Title I offers academic support in reading and math. At risk students are assigned to environments such as PACE and Second Chance to complete requirements for graduation. On the other hand, discipline is a problem in the traditional programs.
Overall I would say Montgomery county doesn't really care about the benefit of the students, just their Image. What that means is they will act like their doing something for us but in all actuality it's for them too look good and seem like they do so much when really they don't. The system is horribly flawed!