ALABAMA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Alabama schools, but understands that choosing the right Alabama neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Alabama school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Alabama SCHOOLS
Alabama schools boast a total statewide student population of 763,754 attending 1,527 schools in 133 public school districts and 353 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Alabama public schools spend an average of $6,090 per student each year. That ranks Alabama schools number 41 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Alabama public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Alabama private schools average 5:1. Also, high schools in Alabama average a student body population of 482, while Alabama middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 459 and 451 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.