Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 12,142 students in Dekalb County, AL. Dekalb County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, AL are Moon Lake School, Fyffe High School and Williams Avenue Elementary 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 39% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Moon Lake School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5866 E River Road
    Mentone, AL 35984
    (256) 634-1133

    Grades: K-6 | 65 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Fyffe High School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    153 Church St
    Fyffe, AL 35971
    (256) 623-2116

    Grades: PK-12 | 936 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Williams Avenue Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-0626

    Grades: 3-4 | 493 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Plainview School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    76 Chavies Rd
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-3510

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,210 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Ider School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1064 Crabapple Ln
    Ider, AL 35981
    (256) 632-2302

    Grades: PK-12 | 700 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sylvania School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    133 2nd Street N
    Sylvania, AL 35988
    (256) 638-2030

    Grades: K-12 | 951 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Fort Payne Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4910 Martin Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-7501

    Grades: 5-8 | 1,057 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Crossville Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15755 Al Hwy 68
    Crossville, AL 35962
    (256) 925-0300

    Grades: K-3 | 606 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Fort Payne High School Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 45th St Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-0535

    Grades: 9-12 | 937 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Henagar Junior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85 Woodview Rd
    Henagar, AL 35978
    (256) 657-4483

    Grades: PK-8 | 254 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Valley Head High School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    235 1st Ave
    Valley Head, AL 35989
    (256) 635-6228

    Grades: PK-12 | 475 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Ruhuma Junior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3371 County Road 81
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3377

    Grades: PK-8 | 170 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Geraldine School Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    13011 Highway 227
    Geraldine, AL 35974
    (256) 659-2142

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,191 student
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Collinsville High School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    802 S Valley Ave
    Collinsville, AL 35961
    (256) 524-2111

    Grades: PK-12 | 929 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Crossville High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5405 Co Road 28
    Crossville, AL 35962
    (256) 528-7858

    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Crossville Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    63 Justice Street
    Crossville, AL 35962
    (256) 528-7859

    Grades: 4-8 | 786 students
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Alternative School Alternative School
    155 20th Street Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3711

    Grades: 5-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Dekalb Annex School Special Education School
    409 E Main St
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4131

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Dekalb Technical Center Vocational School
    409 Main St E
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4421

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.4111 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3201

    Grades: PK-2 | 783 students
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