Huntsville City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 23,514 students in Huntsville City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Huntsville City School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Huntsville City School District are Hampton Cove Elementary School, Monte Sano Elementary School and New Century Technology High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Huntsville City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Huntsville City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Huntsville City School District
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
46 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
23,514 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
1,451 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Huntsville City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#64 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Huntsville City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Huntsville City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Huntsville City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Huntsville City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.61
# American Indian Students
85 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
358 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
3,524 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
9%
# Black Students
9,160 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
39%
32%
# White Students
8,729 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
37%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
73 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,585 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
734
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
1,689
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,732
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,758
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,785
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,763
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,813
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,762
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,947
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,852
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,874
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,811
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,520
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,474
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,234 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,974 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$288 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Huntsville City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$282 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Huntsville City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,234
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Huntsville City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,974
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Huntsville City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Huntsville City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hampton Cove Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
261 Old 431 Hwy
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
(256) 428-7180
Grades: PK-5
| 634 students
Rank: #22.
Monte Sano Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1107 Monte Sano Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 428-7300
Grades: PK-6
| 243 students
Rank: #33.
New Century Technology High School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 Meridian Street Nw
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 428-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: #44.
Goldsmithschiffman Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1210 Taylor Road
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
(256) 428-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 888 students
Rank: #55.
Hampton Cove Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
261 Old 431 Highway
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
(256) 428-8380
Grades: 6-8
| 713 students
Rank: #66.
Farley Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2900 Green Cove Rd Sw
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 428-7160
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #77.
Huntsville High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2304 Billie Watkins Sw
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 428-8050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,849 students
Rank: #88.
Weatherly Heights Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1307 Canstatt Dr
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 428-7460
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #99.
Mountain Gap Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
821 Mt Gap Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 428-7720
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students
Rank: #1010.
Challenger Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13555 Chaney Thompson Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 428-7620
Grades: 6-8
| 493 students
Rank: #1111.
Roger B Chaffee Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7900 Whittier Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 428-7040
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1212.
Jones Valley Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4908 Garth Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 428-7220
Grades: PK-6
| 434 students
Rank: #1313.
Virgil Grissom High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1001 Haysland Road
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 428-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #1414.
Academy For Science Foreign Language
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3221 Mastin Lake Rd
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #1515.
Blossomwood Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1321 Woodmont Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 428-7020
Grades: PK-6
| 602 students
Rank: #1616.
Williams Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
155 Barren Fork Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35824
(256) 428-7540
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #1717.
Challenger Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13555 Chaney Thompson Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 428-7060
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #1818.
Academy For Academics Arts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
2800 Poplar St Nw
Huntsville, AL 35816
(256) 428-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 402 students
Rank: #1919.
Williams Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
155 A Barren Fork
Huntsville, AL 35824
(256) 428-7330
Grades: 6-8
| 591 students
Rank: #2020.
Huntsville Junior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
817 Adams St Se
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 428-7700
Grades: 6-8
| 491 students
Rank: #2121.
Whitesburg Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Sanders Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 428-7780
Grades: 6-8
| 604 students
Rank: #2222.
Providence Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Chalkstone Street
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 428-7125
Grades: PK-5
| 788 students
Rank: #2323.
James Dawson Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5308 Mastin Lake Rd Nw
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7500
Grades: PK-6
| 410 students
Rank: #2424.
Morris Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4801 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 428-7340
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Columbia High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Explorer Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 428-7576
Grades: 9-12
| 898 students
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Jemison High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 Pulaski Pike
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 828 students
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Mcdonnell Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4010 Binderton Pl
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 428-7280
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3505 Cerro Vista St Sw
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 428-7380
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Lee High School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Meridian St
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 428-8150
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Montview Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Garvin Rd Nw
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7320
Grades: PK-6
| 191 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Barney Ave
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 413 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3501 Kenwood Dr
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7240
Grades: PK-6
| 432 students
Rank: #3333.
Chapman Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2006 Reuben Dr
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 428-7640
Grades: PK-5
| 146 students
Rank: #3434.
Rolling Hills Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2109 Hilltop Terr
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-7400
Grades: PK-6
| 461 students
Rank: #3535.
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3112 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 428-7100
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Huntsville City
  • 200 White St, Huntsville, AL, 35801-4152
  • (256) 428-6810
  • huntsvillecityschools.org
  • Students: 23,514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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