Top 10 Best Alabama Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 68 blue ribbon public schools serving 43,553 students in Alabama.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Alabama are Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, Forest Avenue Elementary School and W H Council Traditional School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alabama blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Alabama Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3440 Mcgehee Rd
Montgomery, AL 36111
(334) 284-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 507 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Forest Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
1700 W 5th St
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 269-3673
Grades: K-5
| 707 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
W H Council Traditional School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
751 Wilkinson St
Mobile, AL 36603
(251) 221-1137
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #44.
Eicholdmertz School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2815 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 221-1105
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Tuscaloosa Magnet School Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
315 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3653
Grades: 6-8
| 164 students
Rank: #99.
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: #1010.
Tuscaloosa Magnet School Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
315 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3655
Grades: K-5
| 295 students
Rank: #1111.
Rock Quarry Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 Rock Quarry Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 759-8347
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
Hampton Cove Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
261 Old 431 Hwy
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
(256) 428-7180
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Barkley Bridge Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2333 Barkley Bridge Rd
Hartselle, AL 35640
(256) 773-1931
Grades: PK-4
| 369 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Eura Brown Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1231 Alcott Rd
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-0011
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Guin Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7980 U S Highway 43
Guin, AL 35563
(205) 468-3433
Grades: PK-6
| 242 students
Rank: #1717.
Orange Beach Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4900 Wilson Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-5662
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Baldwin Art And Academics Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
410 S Mcdonough St
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 269-3870
Grades: 6-8
| 529 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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: #2020.
Clarkshaw Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5960 Arlberg Street
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 221-2106
Grades: 5-8
| 825 students
Rank: #2121.
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: #2222.
New Century Technology High School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 Meridian Street Nw
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 428-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Old Shell Road Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3160 Heather St
Mobile, AL 36607
(251) 221-1557
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Phillips Preparatory Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
3255 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL 36607
(251) 221-2286
Grades: 6-8
| 783 students
Rank: #2525.
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: #2626.
Macmillan International At Mckee
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 Mcinnis Road
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 284-7137
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #2727.
Wrights Mill Road Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
807 Wrights Mill Rd
Auburn, AL 36830
(334) 887-1990
Grades: 3-5
| 463 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
281 Dock Murphy Dr
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 430-0001
Grades: 7-8
| 900 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Saraland Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
229 Mckeough Ave
Saraland, AL 36571
(251) 679-5739
Grades: 2-5
| 878 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Bob Jones High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
650 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 772-2547
Grades: 9-12
| 1,779 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
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: #3232.
John S Jones Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
301 Lumley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(256) 442-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
Forest Hills School
Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Stovall Dr
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 768-2500
Grades: PK-4
| 853 students
Rank: #3535.
Heard Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Daniel Cir
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1471
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
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