Top 10 Best Gadsden Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 9,669 students in Gadsden, AL. Gadsden has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Gadsden, AL are Eura Brown Elementary School, Southside Elementary School and Mitchell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gadsden, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Gadsden have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Gadsden, AL Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eura Brown Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1231 Alcott Rd
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-0011
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #22.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2551 Highway 77
Gadsden, AL 35907
(256) 442-1090
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #33.
Mitchell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1501 Noccalula Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-2711
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #44.
Glencoe Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
207 N College St
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-4709
Grades: K-4
| 364 students
Rank: #55.
Glencoe High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
803 Lonesome Bend Rd
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-2250
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
Rank: #66.
Glencoe Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
809 Lonesome Bend Rd
Gadsden, AL 35905
(256) 492-5627
Grades: 5-8
| 317 students
Rank: #77.
Southside High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2361 School Drive
Gadsden, AL 35907
(256) 442-2172
Grades: 9-12
| 820 students
Rank: #88.
Hokes Bluff High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1865 Appalachia Rd
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-1360
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #99.
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5375 Main Street
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-5571
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #1010.
Donehoo Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1109 E Broad St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 546-3604
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #1111.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3156 Tabor Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-7409
Grades: PK-6
| 189 students
Rank: #1212.
Gadsden Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
612 Tracy St
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-6341
Grades: 6-8
| 454 students
Rank: #1313.
Sansom Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
2210 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-4992
Grades: 6-8
| 398 students
Rank: #1414.
Gadsden City High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1917 Black Creek Parkway
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 543-3614
Grades: 9-12
| 1,524 students
Rank: #1515.
Gaston High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4550 Us Highway 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-8828
Grades: K-12
| 562 students
Rank: #1616.
Walnut Park Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-4665
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #1717.
Hokes Bluff Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3121 Appalachian Hwy
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-1963
Grades: 6-8
| 299 students
Rank: #1818.
Thompson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
236 Goldenrod Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-7011
Grades: PK-5
| 228 students
Rank: #1919.
Floyd Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Black Creek Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-0836
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #2020.
W E Striplin Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Cleveland Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-8616
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #2121.
Litchfield Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-6793
Grades: 6-8
| 201 students
Rank: #2222.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
919 Raley St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-4952
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
C I T Y Program
Alternative School
435 E Chestnut
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 543-2489
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Gadsden City Alternative School
Alternative School
607 S 12th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-5446
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Therapeutic Academic Program
Alternative School
201 College St
Gadsden, AL 35902
(256) 549-2961
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gadsden, Alabama

Gadsden, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2210 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-3316
Grades: 9-12
| 526 students
Etowah Academy (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
715 Raley Street
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 494-9356
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
600 Valley Street
Gadsden, AL 35902
(256) 439-2972
Grades: 9-12
| 132 students
1147 Walnut St.
Gadsden, AL 35901
(334) 242-9700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2000 S 11th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-1373
Grades: K-5
| 158 students
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-3061
Grades: 9-12
| 377 students
1001 George Wallace Drive
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-6441
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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