Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 12,007 students in Dekalb County, AL (there are 2 private schools, serving 486 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%. 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 47%), 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 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 57 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
| 921 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
| 480 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
| 1,231 students
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
| 645 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: PK-12
| 830 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
| 1,101 students
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: PK-3
| 570 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
| 1,026 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
| 217 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
| 419 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
| 161 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
| 1,136 students
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
| 918 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
| 594 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
| 826 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
201 45th St Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-0535
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
4111 Williams Ave Ne
Fort Payne, AL 35967
(256) 845-3201
Grades: PK-2
| 875 students

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