Top 10 Best Alabama Public Schools (2022)

Alabama is the #24 largest school system in the United States, serving 738,868 students across the 1,469 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Alabama is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.
Minority enrollment is 45% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AL) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
8%
Black
33%
White
55%
Two or more races
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Alabama (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
3440 Mcgehee Rd
Montgomery, AL 36111
(334) 284-7500
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mountain Brook High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 10-12
3650 Bethune Dr
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3800
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Forest Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1700 W 5th St
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 269-3673
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
W H Council Traditional School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
751 Wilkinson St
Mobile, AL 36603
(251) 221-1137
Rank: #55.
Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School
Math: 90% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
805 7th Ave
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
(205) 379-5280
Rank: #66.
Eicholdmertz School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
2815 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 221-1105
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Crestline Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
3785 Jackson Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-8126
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Vestavia Hills High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5250
Rank: #99.
Cherokee Bend Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
4400 Fair Oaks Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3595
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
East Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5200

Best Alabama Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
15
9,247
33%
44
31,299
28%
9
3,252
27%
21
9,712
19%
7
3,061
66%
38
17,567
36%
14
4,557
60%
14
7,688
30%
10
3,746
64%
4
1,911
26%
16
9,887
36%
25
8,118
28%
35
12,737
15%
15
6,178
40%
24
6,476
88%
20
12,142
45%
18
13,151
35%
15
5,439
47%
40
14,821
31%
14
6,147
34%
13
3,998
22%
5
1,074
100%
7
2,558
71%
6
2,465
37%
29
14,594
47%
24
7,888
22%
173
99,617
62%
5
2,389
15%
15
4,754
28%
36
23,301
44%
27
16,089
30%
7
1,934
98%
78
52,138
48%
10
3,854
63%
15
4,529
10%
33
17,648
33%
101
61,233
57%
8
3,476
57%
44
18,870
35%
2
1,351
99%
11
4,104
63%
11
3,734
31%
19
10,049
67%
44
33,873
34%
27
13,187
18%
7
1,531
99%
29
11,801
44%
23
10,419
15%
6
1,692
99%

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