Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 173 public schools serving 99,617 students in Jefferson County, AL. Jefferson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, AL are Mountain Brook High School, Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School and Crestline Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mountain Brook High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3650 Bethune Dr
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3800
Grades: 10-12
| 1,051 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School
Math: 90% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
805 7th Ave
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
(205) 379-5280
Grades: 6-8
| 282 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Crestline Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3785 Jackson Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-8126
Grades: PK-6
| 751 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Vestavia Hills High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5250
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #55.
Cherokee Bend Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4400 Fair Oaks Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3595
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
East Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5200
Grades: PK-3
| 808 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Mountain Brook Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3020 Cambridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 871-8191
Grades: PK-6
| 504 students
Rank: #88.
Cahaba Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
301 Parkway Drive
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3400
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #99.
Liberty Park Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #1010.
Mountain Brook Junior High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Overbrook Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 871-3516
Grades: 7-9
| 1,054 students
Rank: #1111.
Brookwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3701 S Brookwood Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 414-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 546 students
Rank: #1212.
West Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1965 Merryvale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5151
Grades: PK-3
| 779 students
Rank: #1313.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1289 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5300
Grades: 4-5
| 798 students
Rank: #1414.
Liberty Park Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17035 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 496 students
Rank: #1515.
Magnolia Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5400 Hidden Way Lane
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3500
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1616.
Edgewood Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2400
Grades: K-5
| 794 students
Rank: #1717.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 402-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1818.
Pizitz Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2020 Pizitz Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,186 students
Rank: #1919.
Deer Valley Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3300
Grades: K-4
| 971 students
Rank: #2020.
Paine Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7600 Gadsden Highway
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3200
Grades: K-5
| 1,056 students
Rank: #2121.
Robert F Bumpus Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6055 Flemming Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 837 students
Rank: #2222.
Brocks Gap Intermediate School
Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1600
Grades: 5-6
| 807 students
Rank: #2323.
Bluff Park Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
569 Park Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2800
Grades: K-5
| 661 students
Rank: #2424.
Shades Cahaba Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3001 Independence Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-1113
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #2525.
Homewood Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-0878
Grades: 6-8
| 960 students
Rank: #2626.
Hewitttrussville High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
6450 Husky Parkway
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,489 students
Rank: #2727.
Hewitttrussville Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5275 Trussville Clay Road
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,122 students
Rank: #2828.
Hoover High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
1000 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,891 students
Rank: #2929.
Homewood High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-9663
Grades: 9-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #3030.
Phillips Academy
Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2316 7th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 231-9500
Grades: PK-8
| 714 students
Rank: #3131.
Hall Kent Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
213 Hall Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #3232.
Shades Mountain Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2250 Sumpter St
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3100
Grades: K-5
| 318 students
Rank: #3333.
Ira F Simmons Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1575 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 828 students
Rank: #3434.
Rocky Ridge Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2876 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 439-2900
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #3535.
Ramsay High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1800 13th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 231-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 800 students
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Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1221 Alton Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35210
(334) 242-9700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
150 Glenwood Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Allen Cott (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3013 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
721 86th St S
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 231-5190
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1832 Center Way South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 231-7190
Grades: 7-9
| n/a students
417 29th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 808-0001
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1400 Ave M Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6190
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
7900 8th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 231-8250
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Daniel House (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1500 Daniel Payne Dr
Birmingham, AL 35214
(205) 231-3190
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
6 Tuscaloosa Ave
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 231-7310
Grades: K-5
| 196 students
1303 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2301 Ave J Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
1303 Avenue F
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 231-6250
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
7000 Graselli Rd
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6841
Grades: 6-8
| 194 students
5400 Oakwood St
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 231-1310
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Gateway School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
5201 Airport Hwy.
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 592-8374
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
956 50th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-8370
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
901 16th St W
Birmingham, AL 35208
(205) 231-6370
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Glenwood Wilderness (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1015 N Martinwood Dr
Birmingham, AL 35235
(205) 231-5310
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
2650 Gresham Drive
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 379-3800
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
505 43rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 231-8440
Grades: 9-11
| n/a students
425 Cherokee Dr
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 379-3850
Grades: K-4
| 1,396 students
601 Parkway Dr
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 379-4000
Grades: 8-9
| 598 students
6869 5th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35212
(334) 242-9700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
507 3rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 231-2190
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1401 16th Way Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 231-7555
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
5201 Sugar Ray Dr
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 379-4300
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6100 Old Leeds Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 379-5357
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2000 31st St Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 231-1062
Grades: K-8
| 505 students
801 46th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 231-8500
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1328 28th St N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205) 231-3370
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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