Top 10 Best Lauderdale County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 12,759 students in Lauderdale County, AL (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,428 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Lauderdale County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Lauderdale County, AL are Kilby Laboratory School, Forest Hills School and Lexington School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lauderdale County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Lauderdale County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Lauderdale County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kilby Laboratory School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
611 N Pine St
Florence, AL 35632
(256) 765-4303
Grades: PK-6
| 166 students
Rank: #22.
Forest Hills School
Math: 39% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Stovall Dr
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 768-2500
Grades: PK-4
| 848 students
Rank: #33.
Lexington School
Math: 35% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 School St
Lexington, AL 35648
(256) 229-6622
Grades: PK-12
| 805 students
Rank: #44.
Brooks Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 School Ln
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2171
Grades: PK-6
| 865 students
Rank: #55.
Hibbett School
Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1601 Appleby Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2800
Grades: 5-6
| 597 students
Rank: #66.
Florence Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
648 North Cherry
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-3100
Grades: 7-8
| 707 students
Rank: #77.
Lauderdale County High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 Cedar Street
Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 247-3414
Grades: PK-12
| 1,281 students
Rank: #88.
Florence High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Bradshaw Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2200
Grades: 10-12
| 1,038 students
Rank: #99.
Weeden Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Baldwin Street
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2900
Grades: PK-4
| 413 students
Rank: #1010.
Waterloo High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
311 Schoolhouse Ln
Waterloo, AL 35677
(256) 766-3100
Grades: PK-12
| 363 students
Rank: #1111.
Wilson High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7601 Highway 17
Florence, AL 35634
(256) 764-8470
Grades: PK-12
| 1,293 students
Rank: #1212.
Central High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3000 County Road 200
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-2903
Grades: PK-12
| 1,300 students
Rank: #1313.
Brooks High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2115
Grades: 7-12
| 747 students
Rank: #1414.
Underwood Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4725 Highway 157
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-8939
Grades: PK-6
| 340 students
Rank: #1515.
Rogers High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Rogers Ln
Florence, AL 35634
(256) 757-3106
Grades: PK-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #1616.
Harlan Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2233 Mcburney Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2700
Grades: PK-4
| 423 students
Rank: n/an/a
Allen Thornton Career Technical Center
Vocational School
7275 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(256) 757-2101
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1203 Bradshaw Drive
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2400
Grades: 9
| 392 students
Rank: n/an/a
Florence Learning Center
Alternative School
610 W College St
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-3022
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lauderdale County, AL

Lauderdale County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
201 Bayles St
Anderson, AL 35610
(256) 247-5673
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
1701 Cole St
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2300
Grades: PK-4
| 224 students
12101 Highway 157 N
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-4816
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
955 Beale Street
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-3400
Grades: PK
| 54 students
611 North Pine Street
Florence, AL 35632
(256) 765-4303
Grades: PK-6
| 167 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lauderdale County, AL?
The top ranked public schools in Lauderdale County, AL include Kilby Laboratory School, Forest Hills School and Lexington School.
How many public schools are located in Lauderdale County, AL?
19 public schools are located in Lauderdale County, AL.
What percentage of students in Lauderdale County, AL go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Lauderdale County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lauderdale County, AL?
Lauderdale County, AL public schools minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public schools average of 47% (majority Black).

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