Top 10 Best Limestone County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 21,212 students in Limestone County, AL (there are 4 private schools, serving 990 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Limestone County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Limestone County, AL are Brookhill Elementary School, Athens Elementary School and Athens Renaissance School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Limestone 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 Limestone County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Limestone County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brookhill Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
320 Brookhill Dr
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6603
Grades: K-3
| 368 students
Rank: #22.
Athens Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 S Clinton Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6609
Grades: PK-3
| 376 students
Rank: #33.
Athens Renaissance School
Math: 32% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 South Street East
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 614-3708
Grades: K-12
| 670 students
Rank: #44.
Julian Newman Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
517 Julian Newman Dr
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6630
Grades: PK-3
| 352 students
Rank: #55.
James Clemens High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11306 County Line Road
Madison, AL 35756
(256) 216-5313
Grades: 9-12
| 2,142 students
Rank: #66.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21360 Hwy 251
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6665
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #77.
Sugar Creek Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
26595 Salem Minor Hill Road
Lester, AL 35647
(256) 233-6669
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #88.
Piney Chapel Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20835 Elkton Rd
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 233-6674
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
Rank: #99.
Cedar Hill Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
27905 Cedar Hill Rd
Ardmore, AL 35739
(256) 423-5950
Grades: PK-5
| 598 students
Rank: #1010.
James L Cowart Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1701 W Hobbs St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6627
Grades: K-3
| 320 students
Rank: #1111.
Athens Intermediate School
Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1916 Us Hwy 72 W
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 230-2880
Grades: 4-5
| 592 students
Rank: #1212.
Blue Springs Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16787 Hardy Road
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-4092
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #1313.
Elkmont Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25630 Evans Street
Elkmont, AL 35620
(256) 732-4291
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #1414.
Athens High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
655 Hwy 31 North
Athens, AL 35612
(256) 233-6613
Grades: 9-12
| 1,121 students
Rank: #1515.
East Limestone High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15641 E Limestone Rd
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6660
Grades: 6-12
| 1,237 students
Rank: #1616.
Athens Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Hwy 31 North
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6620
Grades: 6-8
| 989 students
Rank: #1717.
Alabama Connections Academy
Math: 14% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21465 Al Hwy 99
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 233-6463
Grades: K-12
| 6,834 students
Rank: #1818.
Tanner Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12067 Dowd Street
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 998-5266
Grades: PK-5
| 333 students
Rank: #1919.
Ardmore High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30285 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, AL 35739
(256) 423-2685
Grades: 6-12
| 1,003 students
Rank: #2020.
West Limestone High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10945 School House Rd
Lester, AL 35647
(256) 233-6687
Grades: 6-12
| 747 students
Rank: #2121.
Elkmont High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25630 Evans Ave
Elkmont, AL 35620
(256) 732-4291
Grades: 6-12
| 633 students
Rank: #2222.
Clements High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7730 Highway 72 W
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-6564
Grades: 6-12
| 534 students
Rank: #2323.
Tanner High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12060 Sommers Rd
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 233-6682
Grades: 6-12
| 407 students
Rank: n/an/a
Limestone County Area Vocational Technology
Vocational School
505 E Sanderfer Rd
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6463
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Limestone County, AL

Limestone County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
21465 Alabama Highway 99
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 290-4605
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
201 West Green Street Suite B1
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6801
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
15199 Brownsferry Rd
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6678
Grades: K-6
| 161 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Limestone County, AL?
The top ranked public schools in Limestone County, AL include Brookhill Elementary School, Athens Elementary School and Athens Renaissance School.
How many public schools are located in Limestone County, AL?
24 public schools are located in Limestone County, AL.
What percentage of students in Limestone County, AL go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Limestone County, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Limestone County, AL?
Limestone County, AL public schools minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public schools average of 47% (majority Black).

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