Top 10 Best Bessemer Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 9,094 students in Bessemer, AL. Bessemer has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Bessemer, AL are Concord Elementary School, Oak Grove Elementary School and Oak Grove High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bessemer, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Bessemer have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Bessemer, AL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Concord Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1886 Learning Lane
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-3150
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
Rank: #22.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-2450
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #33.
Oak Grove High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
9494 Oak Grove Pkwy
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-5000
Grades: 6-12
| 786 students
Rank: #44.
Westhills Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
710 Glenn Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 432-3500
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
Hueytown Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Forest Rd
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 936 students
Rank: #66.
North Highland Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 29th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-4950
Grades: K-5
| 318 students
Rank: #77.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5012 Roselyn Road Southeast
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 432-3201
Grades: K-5
| 255 students
Rank: #88.
Lipscomb Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5605 10th St S
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 379-4550
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: #99.
Hueytown High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4881 15th Street Road
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-4150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,127 students
Rank: #1010.
Hueytown Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Sunrise Blvd
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-5150
Grades: 6-8
| 845 students
Rank: #1111.
Charles F Hard Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 Arlington Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #1212.
Brighton School
Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Brown Cir
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 379-2650
Grades: PK-8
| 412 students
Rank: #1313.
Bessemer City Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 High School Drive
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 767 students
Rank: #1414.
Jonesboro Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Owen Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #1515.
Abrams Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 23rd Street N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 301 students
Rank: #1616.
Bessemer City High School
Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4950 Premiere Parkway
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 432-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 949 students
Bessemer Center For Technology
Vocational School
4940 Premiere Parkway
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 432-3805
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Jefferson County Couns And Learning Ctrwest
Alternative School
131 Dabbs Avenue
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 379-4130
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
New Horizon Alternative School
Alternative School
1701 6th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3036
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bessemer, Alabama

Bessemer, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
W E Donaldson (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
100 Warrior Lane
Bessemer, AL 35023
(205) 436-3681
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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