Top 10 Best Birmingham Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 117 public schools serving 69,951 students in Birmingham, AL. Birmingham has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Birmingham, AL are Mountain Brook High School, Crestline Elementary School and Vestavia Hills High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Birmingham, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Birmingham have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Birmingham, AL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mountain Brook High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3650 Bethune Dr
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3800
Grades: 10-12
| 1,051 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Crestline Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3785 Jackson Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-8126
Grades: PK-6
| 751 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Vestavia Hills High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5250
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #44.
Cherokee Bend Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4400 Fair Oaks Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3595
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
East Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5200
Grades: PK-3
| 808 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Mountain Brook Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3020 Cambridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 871-8191
Grades: PK-6
| 504 students
Rank: #77.
Liberty Park Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #88.
Mountain Brook Junior High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Overbrook Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3516
Grades: 7-9
| 1,054 students
Rank: #99.
Brookwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3701 S Brookwood Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 546 students
Rank: #1010.
West Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1965 Merryvale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5151
Grades: PK-3
| 779 students
Rank: #1111.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1289 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5300
Grades: 4-5
| 798 students
Rank: #1212.
Liberty Park Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17035 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 496 students
Rank: #1313.
Mt Laurel Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Jefferson Place
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-7230
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #1414.
Edgewood Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2400
Grades: K-5
| 794 students
Rank: #1515.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 402-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Greystone Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Village Street
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-3200
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Pizitz Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2020 Pizitz Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,186 students
Rank: #1818.
Deer Valley Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3300
Grades: K-4
| 971 students
Rank: #1919.
Robert F Bumpus Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6055 Flemming Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 837 students
Rank: #2020.
Brocks Gap Intermediate School
Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1600
Grades: 5-6
| 807 students
Rank: #2121.
Bluff Park Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
569 Park Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2800
Grades: K-5
| 661 students
Rank: #2222.
Shades Cahaba Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3001 Independence Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-1113
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #2323.
Spain Park High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
4700 Jaguar Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,626 students
Rank: #2424.
Homewood Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-0878
Grades: 6-8
| 960 students
Rank: #2525.
Oak Mountain Intermediate School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5220
Grades: 4-5
| 711 students
Rank: #2626.
Oak Mountain Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5230
Grades: PK-3
| 729 students
Rank: #2727.
Oak Mountain High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,572 students
Rank: #2828.
Hoover High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
1000 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,891 students
Rank: #2929.
Homewood High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-9663
Grades: 9-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Berry Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4500 Jaguar Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,179 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Riverchase Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1950 Old Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-3400
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #3232.
Phillips Academy
Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2316 7th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 231-9500
Grades: PK-8
| 714 students
Rank: #3333.
Hall Kent Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
213 Hall Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #3434.
Oak Mountain Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5210
Grades: 6-8
| 1,093 students
Rank: #3535.
Shades Mountain Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2250 Sumpter St
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3100
Grades: K-5
| 318 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1221 Alton Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35210
(334) 242-9700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
150 Glenwood Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Allen Cott (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3013 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
721 86th St S
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 231-5190
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Cpm C433 1717 6th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35294
(205) 759-0593
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
1832 Center Way South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 231-7190
Grades: 7-9
| n/a students
417 29th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 808-0001
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1400 Ave M Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6190
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
7900 8th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 231-8250
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Daniel House (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1500 Daniel Payne Dr
Birmingham, AL 35214
(205) 231-3190
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
6 Tuscaloosa Ave
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 231-7310
Grades: K-5
| 196 students
1303 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2301 Ave J Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
1303 Avenue F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
5400 Oakwood St
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 231-1310
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Gateway School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
5201 Airport Hwy.
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 592-8374
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
956 50th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-8370
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
901 16th St W
Birmingham, AL 35208
(205) 231-6370
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Glenwood Wilderness (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1015 N Martinwood Dr
Birmingham, AL 35235
(205) 231-5310
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
2650 Gresham Drive
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 379-3800
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
505 43rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 231-8440
Grades: 9-11
| n/a students
6869 5th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35212
(334) 242-9700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
507 3rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 231-2190
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
6055 Flemming Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1610
Grades: 9
| n/a students
1401 16th Way Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 231-7555
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
5201 Sugar Ray Dr
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 379-4300
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6100 Old Leeds Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 379-5357
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2000 31st St Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 231-1062
Grades: K-8
| 505 students
801 46th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-8500
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1328 28th St N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205) 231-3370
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2015 26th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205) 231-3440
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
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