Craighead Elementary

"Learning to Achieve; Roaring to Succeed"

Address: 1000 S. Ann Street, Mobile, AL 36605

Phone: 251-221-1155


Principal: Tracey L. Hunter,

Students: 425

About the school: When you enter Erwin Craighead Elementary School, you will experience a positive culture and climate that promotes academic achievement. Operating as a TEAM and emphasizing the Pillars of Character yields success for our school community.

We are known for collaboration and cohesiveness. Every child, parent, staff member, and stakeholder is valued.

We are the proud recipient of the 2021 Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge and the 2022 Shell Science Lab National Grand Prize.

We are a nurturing learning community. Providing meaningful, engaging and challenging instruction is paramount in supporting our students. Ensuring that our staff is professionally developed is a top priority.

Within our school family, everyone has a voice and it’s valued. Staff members, parents, partners in education, students and all stakeholders are included in the decision-making process. We work to build relationships with our students and their parents. Our students want to come to school. We Are Erwin Craighead!!!

Our TEAMs are open-minded and positively respond to change. We hold ourselves and our students to high expectations and believe all students can learn and deserve the best education and life. We see ourselves as life-long learners, who are seeking degrees and certifications, embracing the science of reading knowledge and functioning as experts in our field.