Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 12,120 students in Dekalb County, AL (there are 2 private schools, serving 510 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Dekalb County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, AL are Williams Avenue Elementary School, Plainview School and Little Ridge Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dekalb County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Alabama public school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Dekalb County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Williams Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 54% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1700 Williams Ave Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-0626
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Plainview School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-3510
Grades: PK-12
| 1,241 students
Rank: #33.
Little Ridge Intermediate School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 45th St Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-0535
Grades: 3-5
| 729 students
Rank: #44.
Fort Payne Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4910 Martin Ave Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-7501
Grades: 6-8
| 792 students
Rank: #55.
Fyffe High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
153 Church St
Fyffe, AL 35971
(256) 623-2116
Grades: PK-12
| 961 students
Rank: #66.
Sylvania School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
133 2nd Street N
Sylvania, AL 35988
(256) 638-2030
Grades: PK-12
| 858 students
Rank: #77.
Henagar Junior High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
85 Woodview Rd
Henagar, AL 35978
(256) 657-4483
Grades: PK-8
| 241 students
Rank: #88.
Ider School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1064 Crabapple Ln
Ider, AL 35981
(256) 632-2302
Grades: PK-12
| 622 students
Rank: #99.
Geraldine School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13011 Highway 227
Geraldine, AL 35974
(256) 659-2142
Grades: PK-12
| 1,135 students
Rank: #1010.
Crossville Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15755 Al Hwy 68
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 925-0300
Grades: PK-3
| 574 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Ruhuma Junior High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3371 County Road 81
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3377
Grades: PK-8
| 162 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Valley Head High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
235 1st Ave
Valley Head, AL 35989
(256) 635-6228
Grades: PK-12
| 486 students
Rank: #1313.
Fort Payne High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
201 45th St Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-0535
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
Rank: #1414.
Collinsville High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
802 S Valley Ave
Collinsville, AL 35961
(256) 524-2111
Grades: PK-12
| 914 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Crossville High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5405 Co Road 28
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 528-7858
Grades: 9-12
| 605 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Crossville Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
63 Justice Street
Crossville, AL 35962
(256) 528-7859
Grades: 4-8
| 823 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative School
Alternative School
155 20th Street Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3711
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Dekalb Annex School
Special Education School
409 E Main St
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-4131
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Dekalb Technical Center
Vocational School
409 Main St E
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-4421
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
4111 Williams Ave Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3201
Grades: PK-2
| 913 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dekalb County, AL

Dekalb County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5866 E River Road
Mentone, AL 35984
(256) 634-1133
Grades: K-6
| 57 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, AL?
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, AL include Williams Avenue Elementary School, Plainview School and Little Ridge Intermediate School.
How many public schools are located in Dekalb County, AL?
20 public schools are located in Dekalb County, AL.
What percentage of students in Dekalb County, AL go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Dekalb County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dekalb County, AL?
Dekalb County, AL public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama public schools average of 47% (majority Black).

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