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For the 2021 school year, there are 25 public schools in Colbert County, AL, serving 8,118 students. Colbert County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Colbert County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Colbert County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Alabama public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Colbert County, AL are Muscle Shoals Middle School, Muscle Shoals High School and Mcbride Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the Alabama public school average of 18:1.

Top Colbert County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Muscle Shoals Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 Trojan Dr
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2640

    Grades: 6-8 | 675 students
  • Muscle Shoals High School Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1900 E Avalon Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2682

    Grades: 9-12 | 874 students
  • Mcbride Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1400 Avalon Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2610

    Grades: 3-5 | 650 students
  • New Bethel Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    900 New Bethel School Rd
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 383-6471

    Grades: PK-6 | 146 students
  • R E Thompson Intermediate School Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    829 Frankfort Rd
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2930

    Grades: 3-5 | 341 students
  • L E Willson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2200 31st St
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5730

    Grades: 3-6 | 326 students
  • Cherokee Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1305 North Pike
    Cherokee, AL 35616
    (256) 359-6422

    Grades: PK-6 | 334 students
  • Deshler Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    598 N High St
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2920

    Grades: 6-8 | 347 students
  • Hatton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2130 Hatton School Rd
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-5679

    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
  • Leighton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8100 Old Highway 20
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-8351

    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
  • Colbert Heights Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1551 Sunset Dr
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 381-6132

    Grades: PK-6 | 486 students
  • Deshler High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 N Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2910

    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
  • Sheffield Junior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1803 30th St
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5735

    Grades: 7-8 | 136 students
  • Cherokee High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    850 High School Dr
    Cherokee, AL 35616
    (256) 359-4434

    Grades: 7-12 | 272 students
  • Colbert Heights High School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6825 Woodmont Dr
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 383-7875

    Grades: 7-12 | 457 students
  • Sheffield High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2800 19th Ave
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 383-6052

    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
  • Colbert County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2200 High School St
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-8214

    Grades: 7-12 | 389 students
  • Deshler Alternative School Alternative School
    200 North Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2900

    Grades: 4-12 | n/a student
  • Deshler Career Technical Center Vocational School
    200 N Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2900

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • G W Trenholm Primary School
    601 Joe Wheeler Hwy
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2940

    Grades: PK-2 | 336 students
  • Highland Park Elementary School
    714 Elmhurst St
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2620

    Grades: 1-2 | 214 students
  • Howell Graves Preschool
    3201 Alabama Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2630

    Grades: PK-K | 264 students
  • Muscle Shoals Career Academy Vocational School
    321 Jim Holland Drive
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2660

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Wa Threadgill Primary School
    900 Annapolis Avenue
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5720

    Grades: PK-2 | 317 students
  • Webster Elementary School
    200 Webster Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2650

    Grades: 1-2 | 198 students
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