Cullman County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 9,606 students in Cullman County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Cullman County School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cullman County School District are Holly Pond Elementary School, Fairview High School and West Point Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cullman County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Cullman County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Cullman County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
28 Schools
1,473 Schools
# Students
9,606 Students
740,387 Students
# Teachers
543 Teachers
42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Cullman County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#36 out of 139 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cullman County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cullman County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cullman County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cullman County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.27
0.59
# American Indian Students
19 Students
6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
19 Students
10,746 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
835 Students
58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
8%
# Black Students
83 Students
243,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
33%
# White Students
8,148 Students
403,662 Students
% White Students
85%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
490 Students
16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
79
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
752
54,877
# Students in 1st Grade:
761
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
696
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
715
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
737
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
749
57,546
# Students in 6th Grade:
747
55,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
725
55,345
# Students in 8th Grade:
709
54,934
# Students in 9th Grade:
748
57,297
# Students in 10th Grade:
717
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
757
53,914
# Students in 12th Grade:
714
52,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,210 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,155 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$98 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cullman County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$98 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Cullman County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,210
$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cullman County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,155
$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cullman County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Cullman County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Holly Pond Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
120 New Hope Road
Holly Pond, AL 35083
(256) 796-0046
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #22.
Fairview High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
841 Welcome Rd
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 796-5106
Grades: 9-12
| 495 students
Rank: #33.
West Point Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4300 County Road 1141
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 775-6178
Grades: K-3
| 494 students
Rank: #44.
Cold Springs Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
8999 County Road 109
Bremen, AL 35033
(256) 287-1247
Grades: K-8
| 493 students
Rank: #55.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Wesley Ave N
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 796-6304
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #66.
Good Hope Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
204 Good Hope School Rd
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 734-3824
Grades: 3-5
| 373 students
Rank: #77.
Good Hope Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
216 Good Hope School Rd
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 734-9600
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
Rank: #88.
Welti Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8545 County Road 747
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 734-4956
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #99.
West Point Intermediate School
Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4541 County Road 1141
Vinemont, AL 35179
(256) 734-8019
Grades: 4-5
| 281 students
Rank: #1010.
Holly Pond Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
91 Buckner Road
Holly Pond, AL 35083
(256) 796-5898
Grades: 6-8
| 236 students
Rank: #1111.
Good Hope High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
210 Good Hope School Rd
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 734-3807
Grades: 9-12
| 464 students
Rank: #1212.
Parkside Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12431 Al Highway 69 N
Baileyton, AL 35019
(256) 796-5568
Grades: K-8
| 338 students
Rank: #1313.
Vinemont Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
170 High School Road
Vinemont, AL 35179
(256) 739-1943
Grades: 6-8
| 237 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Cold Springs High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9010 County Road 109
Bremen, AL 35033
(256) 287-1787
Grades: 9-12
| 294 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
West Point High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
4314 County Road 1141
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 734-5375
Grades: 9-12
| 580 students
Rank: #1616.
Fairview Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
841 Welcome Rd
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 796-0883
Grades: 6-8
| 326 students
Rank: #1717.
Hanceville Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
805 Commercial St Se
Hanceville, AL 35077
(256) 352-6175
Grades: 6-8
| 287 students
Rank: #1818.
Vinemont High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
High School Road
Vinemont, AL 35179
(256) 734-0571
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students
Rank: #1919.
Vinemont Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
105 High School Road
Vinemont, AL 35179
(256) 734-0314
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2020.
Hanceville Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
799 Commercial St
Hanceville, AL 35077
(256) 352-9196
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #2121.
West Point Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4545 County Road 1141
Vinemont, AL 35179
(256) 734-5904
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #2222.
Harmony School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4910 County Road 940
Logan, AL 35098
(256) 747-1427
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
Rank: #2323.
Holly Pond High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
160 New Hope Road
Holly Pond, AL 35083
(256) 796-5169
Grades: 9-12
| 338 students
Rank: #2424.
Hanceville High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Commercial St
Hanceville, AL 35077
(256) 352-6111
Grades: 9-12
| 391 students
Rank: #2525.
Cullman Child Development Center
Special Education School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17600 Us Highway 31 N
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 739-0486
Grades: PK-12
| 198 students
Cullman Area Resource Education
Alternative School
192 County Road 940
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 747-6371
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Cullman Area Technology Academy
Vocational School
17640 U S Hwy 31 N
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 734-7740
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
661 County Road 447
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 734-0109
Grades: PK-2
| 348 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 9,606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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