Phillips Preparatory School

Excellence by Choice

Address: 3255 Old Shell Road, Mobile, AL 36607

Phone: (251) 221-2286


Principal: Andrea Dennis,

Students: 600

About the school: Phillips Preparatory is authorized to implement the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and offers an accelerated, college preparatory curriculum. Phillips has twice received the National Blue Ribbon Award, the highest recognition given to public and private schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Phillips is also an Alabama Bicentennial School of Excellence and was previously ranked in the top 50 middle schools in the nation.

Our biggest strengths are our global focus, use of hands-on, project-based activities, and our commitment to real-world application of learning.

Phillips Preparatory promotes independent thought, collaboration, and critical analysis. We want our students to apply the design model to be innovators and creators. Our students follow the tenets of the IB Learner Profile to be: Knowledgeable, Risk-takers, Reflective, Thinkers, Open-Minded, Communicators, Inquirers, Principled, Caring, and Balanced.