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For the 2021 school year, there are 78 public schools serving 52,138 students in Madison County, AL. Madison County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Madison County, AL are Mill Creek Elementary School, West Madison 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.
Madison County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Madison County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Madison County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Mill Creek Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    847 Mill Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 774-4690

    Grades: PK-6 | 961 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West Madison Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4976 Wall Triana Hwy
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 837-1189

    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
  • Rank: #33.
    New Century Technology High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2500 Meridian Street Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 428-7800

    Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Hampton Cove Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    261 Old 431 Hwy
    Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
    (256) 428-7180

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Lynn Fanning Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8861 Moores Mill Rd
    Meridianville, AL 35759
    (256) 851-4680

    Grades: PK-3 | 559 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17 College St
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-9255

    Grades: K-6 | 604 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Mt Carmel Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    335 Homer Nance Road
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4660

    Grades: PK-3 | 562 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Riverton Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2615 Winchester Road
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4650

    Grades: PK-3 | 488 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Columbia Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    667 Balch Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-2751

    Grades: K-6 | 865 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Heritage Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11775 County Line Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-2075

    Grades: K-6 | 912 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Rainbow Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    50 Nance Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 824-8106

    Grades: PK-6 | 872 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Monte Sano Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1107 Monte Sano Blvd
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-7300

    Grades: PK-6 | 243 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Monrovia Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1030 Jeff Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256) 851-4570

    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Bob Jones High School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    650 Hughes Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-2547

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,779 student
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Goldsmithschiffman Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1210 Taylor Road
    Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
    (256) 428-7150

    Grades: PK-5 | 813 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Liberty Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    281 Dock Murphy Dr
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-0001

    Grades: 7-8 | 900 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Discovery Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1304 Hughes Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 837-3735

    Grades: 7-8 | 847 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Horizon Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7855 Old Madison Pike
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 464-3614

    Grades: K-6 | 674 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Huntsville High School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2304 Billie Watkins Sw
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-8050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,828 student
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Hampton Cove Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    261 Old 431 Highway
    Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
    (256) 428-8380

    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Legacy Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    165 Pine Grove Road
    Madison, AL 35757
    (256) 851-4630

    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Weatherly Heights Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1307 Canstatt Dr
    Huntsville, AL 35803
    (256) 428-7460

    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Farley Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2900 Green Cove Rd Sw
    Huntsville, AL 35803
    (256) 428-7160

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Central School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    990 Ryland Pike
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 851-4670

    Grades: PK-8 | 745 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Academy For Science Foreign Language Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3221 Mastin Lake Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-7000

    Grades: PK-8 | 531 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Moores Mill Intermediate School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1210 Walker Lane
    New Market, AL 35761
    (256) 851-4700

    Grades: 4-6 | 748 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Mountain Gap P8 Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    821 Mt Gap Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35803
    (256) 428-7720

    Grades: PK-8 | 800 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Endeavor Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1997 Old Railroad Bed Rd
    Harvest, AL 35749
    (256) 851-4620

    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Madison Cross Roads Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11548 Pulaski Pike
    Toney, AL 35773
    (256) 851-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 900 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Jones Valley Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4908 Garth Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    (256) 428-7220

    Grades: PK-6 | 525 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Madison County High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    174 Brock Rd
    Gurley, AL 35748
    (256) 851-3270

    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    New Hope Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5300 Main Dr
    New Hope, AL 35760
    (256) 851-3260

    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Walnut Grove School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1961 Joe Quick Rd
    New Market, AL 35761
    (256) 851-4690

    Grades: PK-6 | 245 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Buckhorn Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4185 Winchester Road
    New Market, AL 35761
    (256) 851-3230

    Grades: 7-8 | 669 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Meridianville Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12975 Highway 231431 N
    Hazel Green, AL 35750
    (256) 851-4550

    Grades: 7-8 | 625 students
  • Show 43 more public schools in Madison County, AL (out of 78 total schools)
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