Top 10 Best Gadsden Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 29 public schools serving 9,203 students in Gadsden, AL (there are 6 private schools, serving 601 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Gadsden, AL are educated in public schools compared to the AL state average of 90%. 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 47%), 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 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Gadsden, AL Public Schools (2022-23)

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: PK-5
| 331 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
| 524 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: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Gaston Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4550 Us Highway 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-8828
Grades: PK-6
| 260 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: PK-4
| 362 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 321 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 319 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 800 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 370 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 589 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 247 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 190 students
Rank: #1313.
Gadsden Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
612 Tracy St
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-6341
Grades: 6-8
| 438 students
Rank: #1414.
Sansom Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2210 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-4992
Grades: 6-8
| 328 students
Rank: #1515.
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
| 1,333 students
Rank: #1616.
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: 7-12
| 329 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 203 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 294 students
Rank: #1919.
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
| 215 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 339 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 419 students
Rank: #2222.
Litchfield Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-6793
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 408 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Bridge Inc Gadsden
Special Education School
3232 Lay Springs Road
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-6324
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
C I T Y Program
Alternative School
435 E Chestnut
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 543-2489
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Excel Institute
Special Education School
1147 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35902
(256) 546-9176
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Gadsden City Alternative School
Alternative School
607 S 12th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 547-5446
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Southeastern Psychiaric Management Inc
Special Education School
3001 Scenic Hwy
Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 546-9265
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
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
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

Recent Articles

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Philadelphia Schools: Cheating Allegations
Philadelphia Schools: Cheating Allegations
Teachers in Philadelphia are being accused of cheating, with two administrators being recently dismissed. We report on the scandal that is rocking the City of Brotherly Love and beyond.
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
August 05, 2022
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.