District Profile

  • Mountain Brook Schools is the public K-12 school system serving the city of Mountain Brook, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham.

    Founded in 1959, the system includes six schools—four elementary, one junior high, and one high school. Enrollment is typically about 4500 students and has been stable for a number of years. Typical school enrollment is as follows:

    Certified Personnel
    Support Personnel
    Brookwood Forest Elementary K-6 500 44 20
    Cherokee Bend Elementary K-6 500 46 21
    Crestline Elementary K-6 780 72 28
    Mountain Brook Elementary K-6 530 46 24
    Mountain Brook Junior High 7-9 1125 89 29
    Mountain Brook High School
    10-12  1025 104 39

    The school system has 600 employees, including 413 certified teachers or other professionals. The other 187 employees are support staff in such positions as secretarial-clerical, bookkeeping, maintenance, custodial, and child nutrition workers, along with teacher aides. 

    The six schools have 15 administrators (6 principals and 9 assistant principals) among them. In addition a staff of 13 administrators support the school system at the central office level. These positions include: Superintendent of Schools, Director of Instruction, Assistant Director of Instruction, Director of Personnel, Chief School Financial Officer, Director of Facilities, Director of Technology, Special Education Director, Director of Child Nutrition, Director of Administrative Services, and Director of Student Services and Community Education, and Student Services Administrator. In addition, the district has a psychometrist, a school psychologist, and a several contracted special service providers such as Physical and Occupational Therapists. The Director of Student Services and Community Education is also a licensed clinical psychologist who provides a range of consultations to staff and parents.