Mobile County schools has 9 of the 13 Torchbearer Scools in all of Alabama.
A Torchbearer School is a highest-performing high-poverty school. And all the Torchbearers in Alabama are elementary schools. I want ot give my applause to the following schools:
George Hall in Mobile’s Maysville community (7 years in a row)
Gilliard on Dauphin Island Parkway (7 years in a row)
Indian Springs in Prichard (7 years in a row)
Spencer in midtown (7 years in a row)
Booth in Bayou La Batre
Calcedeaver in northwest Mobile County
Brazier in Mobile’s Trinity Gardens community
Orchard on Howells Ferry Road
Robbins in Prichard
Thank you teachers, principals, and all faculty for your excellence in teaching.