Top 10 Best Birmingham Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 28 public high schools serving 19,974 students in Birmingham, AL. The top ranked public high schools in Birmingham, AL are Mountain Brook High School, Mountain Brook Junior High 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 high schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Alabama public high school average of 20%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 36% statewide average). High schools in Birmingham have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Alabama public high schools.
Birmingham, AL public high school have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Alabama average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Mountain Brook High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Alabama or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public high school average of 44% (majority Black).

Best Birmingham, AL Public High Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mountain Brook High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3650 Bethune Dr
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3800
Grades: 10-12
| 978 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mountain Brook Junior High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Overbrook Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3516
Grades: 7-9
| 968 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Vestavia Hills High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5250
Grades: 10-12
| 1,561 students
Rank: #44.
Homewood High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-9663
Grades: 9-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #55.
Spain Park High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4700 Jaguar Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,579 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Mountain High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,540 students
Rank: #77.
Hoover High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,716 students
Rank: #88.
Shades Valley High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6100 Old Leeds Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 379-5350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,174 students
Rank: #99.
Ramsay High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 13th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 231-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 698 students
Rank: #1010.
Jefferson County Virtual School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 18th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 379-2070
Grades: K-12
| 341 students
Rank: #1111.
George Washington Carver High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 24th St N
Birmingham, AL 35207
(205) 231-3900
Grades: 9-12
| 581 students
Rank: #1212.
Jacksonolin High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Avenue F Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6431
Grades: 8-12
| 764 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Center Point High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Eagle Drive
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 379-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 772 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Huffman High Schoolmagnet
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 231-5000
Grades: 8-12
| 1,159 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Midfield High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 High School Rd
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 923-2834
Grades: 9-12
| 336 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Parker High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Abraham Woods Jr Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 231-2370
Grades: 9-12
| 773 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Wenonah High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Wilson Rd Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 231-1675
Grades: 9-12
| 717 students
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Woodlawn High Schoolmagnet
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5620 First Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 763 students
Rank: #1919.
Tarrant High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
91 Black Creek Road
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 849-0172
Grades: 7-12
| 550 students
Rank: n/an/a
Adolescent Day Treatment
Special Education School
2015 Park Place N
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205) 231-4633
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crossroads School
Alternative School
1085 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1800
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dupuy Alternative School
Alternative School
4500 14th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-3250
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Homebound High School
Special Education School
2015 Park Place N
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205) 231-4777
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jefferson County Counseling Learning Centereast
Alternative School
50 Long St
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 379-4250
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Magic City Acceptance Academy
Charter School
75 Bagby Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 961-3204
Grades: 6-12
| 209 students
Rank: n/an/a
Midfield Area Vocational Department
Vocational School
1600 High School Dr
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 923-2833
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Riverchase Career Connection Center
Vocational School
853 Willow Oak Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1900
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
2020 Pizitz Drive
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5300
Grades: 9
| 528 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1221 Alton Dr
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 836-9923
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1800 Rev. Abraham Woods Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 252-9241
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1800 8th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 252-9241
Grades: 7-12
| 339 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
2101 Jefferson Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 231-1130
Grades: 6-8
| 330 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
1832 Center Way S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 231-7190
Grades: PK-8
| 340 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
Cpm C433 1717 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294
(205) 996-2741
Grades: 5-12
| 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
120 2nd Court N
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205) 231-4868
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
120 2nd Court N
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205) 231-4868
Grades: 8-12
| 32 students
5400 Oakwood St
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 231-1310
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
5201 Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 510-2714
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 Inc (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| 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) 379-3830
Grades: PK-5
| 370 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
Higdon Hill School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
6869 5th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 838-4031
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Higdon Hill School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
6869 5th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 838-4031
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
507 3rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 231-2190
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How many public high schools are located in Birmingham, AL?
28 public high schools are located in Birmingham, AL.
What is the racial composition of students in Birmingham, AL?
Birmingham, AL public high schools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public high schools average of 44% (majority Black).

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