Madison City School District

211 Celtic Drive
Madison, AL 35758-1615
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 12,302 students in Madison City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Madison City School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Madison City School District are Heritage Elementary School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Horizon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Madison City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
12,302 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
646 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Madison City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#5 out of 143 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Madison City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
51%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madison 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 2020-21 school year data.
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madison 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 2020-21 school year data.
94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Madison City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.62
# American Indian Students
67 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,141 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
9%
1%
# Hispanic Students
954 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
10%
# Black Students
2,341 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
19%
32%
# White Students
7,160 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
58%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
18 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
621 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
314
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
805
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
867
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
845
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
882
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
882
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
857
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
954
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
901
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
935
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
963
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,042
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,029
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,026
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,754 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,972 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$169 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Madison City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$184 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Madison City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,754
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Madison City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,972
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Madison City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Madison City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Heritage Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11775 County Line Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 772-2075
Grades: K-5
| 881 students
Rank: #22.
Mill Creek Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
847 Mill Road
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 774-4690
Grades: PK-5
| 954 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7855 Old Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 464-3614
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #44.
Columbia Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
667 Balch Road
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 430-2751
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #55.
Rainbow Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
50 Nance Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 824-8106
Grades: PK-5
| 912 students
Rank: #66.
Midtown Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
140 Coefer Boulevard
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 837-1189
Grades: PK-5
| 875 students
Rank: #77.
Madison Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17 College St
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 772-9255
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #88.
Liberty Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
281 Dock Murphy Dr
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 430-0001
Grades: 6-8
| 1,416 students
Rank: #99.
Discovery Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1304 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 837-3735
Grades: 6-8
| 1,374 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
Bob Jones High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
650 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 772-2547
Grades: 9-12
| 1,918 students
Rank: n/an/a
Journey Middle School
217 Celtic Drive
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 464-8370
Grades: 6-8
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Madison City School District?
Madison City School District manages 12 public schools serving 12,302 students.
What is the rank of Madison City School District?
Madison City School District is ranked #6 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Madison City School District?
58% of Madison City School District students are White, 19% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Madison City School District?
Madison City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Madison City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,972 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 51% (Top 5%)
  • : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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