Top 5 Best 35020 Alabama Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,567 students in 35020, AL.
The top ranked public schools in 35020, AL are Lipscomb Elementary School, Charles F Hard Elementary School and Brighton School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 35020 have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in 35020, AL have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best 35020, AL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: PK-5
| 244 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 369 students
Rank: #33.
Brighton School
Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Brown Cir
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 379-2650
Grades: PK-8
| 383 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 780 students
Rank: #55.
Jonesboro Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Owen Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 240 students
Rank: n/an/a
New Horizon Alternative School
Alternative School
1701 6th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205) 432-3036
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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