Top 10 Best Alabama Public Schools (2021)

Alabama is the #24 largest school system in the United States, serving 741,699 students across the 1,471 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Alabama is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 46%.
The top ranked public schools in Alabama are Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, Forest Avenue Elementary School and Eicholdmertz School Of Math And Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 45% (majority 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Alabama (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-123440 Mcgehee Rd
    MontgomeryAL 36111
    (334) 284-7500

  • Rank: #22.
    Forest Avenue Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51700 W 5th St
    MontgomeryAL 36106
    (334) 269-3673

  • Rank: #33.
    Eicholdmertz School Of Math And ScienceMagnet School
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52815 Government Street
    MobileAL 36606
    (251) 221-1105

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-64400 Fair Oaks Dr
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-3595

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-32109 Tyson Dr
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5200

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 10-123650 Bethune Dr
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 414-3800

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    W H Council Traditional SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5751 Wilkinson St
    MobileAL 36603
    (251) 221-1137

  • Rank: #88.Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-63785 Jackson Blvd
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-8126

  • Rank: #99.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    TuscaloosaAL 35404
    (205) 759-3655

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-517051 Liberty Pkwy
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 402-5400

  • View Full List of Top Ranked AL Schools

Top Alabama Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
15 Schools
9,247 Students
33% Minority
45 Schools
31,782 Students
28% Minority
9 Schools
5,443 Students
57% Minority
9 Schools
3,252 Students
27% Minority
21 Schools
9,712 Students
19% Minority
4 Schools
1,462 Students
99% Minority
7 Schools
3,061 Students
66% Minority
38 Schools
17,567 Students
36% Minority
14 Schools
4,557 Students
60% Minority
8 Schools
3,972 Students
12% Minority
14 Schools
7,688 Students
30% Minority
4 Schools
1,381 Students
69% Minority
10 Schools
3,746 Students
64% Minority
4 Schools
1,911 Students
26% Minority
9 Schools
2,584 Students
10% Minority
16 Schools
9,887 Students
36% Minority
25 Schools
8,118 Students
28% Minority
8 Schools
1,960 Students
69% Minority
4 Schools
904 Students
50% Minority
15 Schools
6,142 Students
21% Minority
4 Schools
2,278 Students
35% Minority
35 Schools
12,737 Students
15% Minority
15 Schools
6,178 Students
40% Minority
23 Schools
6,476 Students
88% Minority
20 Schools
12,142 Students
45% Minority
18 Schools
13,151 Students
35% Minority
15 Schools
5,439 Students
47% Minority
40 Schools
14,821 Students
31% Minority
6 Schools
2,330 Students
20% Minority
14 Schools
6,147 Students
34% Minority
13 Schools
3,998 Students
22% Minority
5 Schools
1,074 Students
100% Minority
7 Schools
2,558 Students
71% Minority
6 Schools
2,465 Students
37% Minority
30 Schools
15,067 Students
49% Minority
25 Schools
7,962 Students
22% Minority
172 Schools
99,617 Students
62% Minority
5 Schools
2,389 Students
15% Minority
19 Schools
12,712 Students
22% Minority
15 Schools
4,754 Students
28% Minority
36 Schools
23,301 Students
44% Minority
26 Schools
16,089 Students
30% Minority
8 Schools
1,436 Students
99% Minority
7 Schools
1,934 Students
98% Minority
78 Schools
52,138 Students
48% Minority
10 Schools
3,854 Students
63% Minority
15 Schools
4,529 Students
10% Minority
34 Schools
18,186 Students
33% Minority
100 Schools
61,233 Students
57% Minority
8 Schools
3,476 Students
57% Minority
59 Schools
31,042 Students
88% Minority
45 Schools
19,625 Students
36% Minority
2 Schools
1,351 Students
99% Minority
8 Schools
2,562 Students
63% Minority
11 Schools
4,104 Students
63% Minority
11 Schools
3,734 Students
31% Minority
19 Schools
10,049 Students
67% Minority
45 Schools
33,873 Students
34% Minority
27 Schools
13,187 Students
18% Minority
7 Schools
1,531 Students
99% Minority
29 Schools
11,801 Students
44% Minority
11 Schools
5,942 Students
41% Minority
58 Schools
29,210 Students
53% Minority
23 Schools
10,419 Students
15% Minority
8 Schools
2,681 Students
38% Minority
6 Schools
1,692 Students
99% Minority
14 Schools
4,049 Students
7% Minority
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