Madison County School District

1275f Jordan Rd Bldg B
Huntsville, AL 35811
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 12,449 students in Madison County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Alabama.
Public Elementary Schools in Madison County School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Alabama public elementary school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public elementary school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
30 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
19,873 Students
520,133 Students
# Teachers
1,040 Teachers
26,695 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Madison County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#24 out of 143 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Madison County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madison County  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.
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madison County  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.
95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Madison County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.62
# American Indian Students
1,000 Students
4,992 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
246 Students
7,420 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,361 Students
51,768 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
10%
# Black Students
4,460 Students
165,755 Students
% Black Students
23%
32%
# White Students
11,710 Students
273,335 Students
% White Students
59%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
32 Students
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,063 Students
15,876 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
706
20,539
# Students in K Grade:
1,310
56,252
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,426
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,405
54,418
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,287
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,413
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,459
54,802
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,498
56,273
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,540
43,236
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,576
42,777
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,716
7,266
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,610
6,598
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,462
6,471
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,465
6,111
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,515 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,763 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$229 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Madison County  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
$214 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Madison County  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
$11,515
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Madison County  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
$10,763
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Madison County  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 County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverton Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2615 Winchester Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 851-4650
Grades: PK-3
| 530 students
Rank: #22.
Mt Carmel Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
335 Homer Nance Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 851-4660
Grades: PK-3
| 615 students
Rank: #33.
Moores Mill Intermediate School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1210 Walker Lane
New Market, AL 35761
(256) 851-4700
Grades: 4-6
| 740 students
Rank: #44.
Monrovia Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1030 Jeff Rd
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 851-4570
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #55.
Central School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
990 Ryland Pike
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 851-4670
Grades: PK-8
| 657 students
Rank: #66.
Owens Cross Roads School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
161 Wilson Mann Road
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
(256) 851-3240
Grades: PK-4
| 311 students
Rank: #77.
Monrovia Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1216 Jeff Rd
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 851-4580
Grades: 6-8
| 964 students
Rank: #88.
Endeavor Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1997 Old Railroad Bed Rd
Harvest, AL 35749
(256) 851-4620
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #99.
Legacy Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
165 Pine Grove Road
Madison, AL 35757
(256) 851-4630
Grades: PK-5
| 669 students
Rank: #1010.
New Hope Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5300 Main Dr
New Hope, AL 35760
(256) 851-3260
Grades: PK-6
| 595 students
Rank: #1111.
Riverton Intermediate School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
399 Homer Nance Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 851-4640
Grades: 4-6
| 759 students
Rank: #1212.
Lynn Fanning Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8861 Moores Mill Rd
Meridianville, AL 35759
(256) 851-4680
Grades: PK-3
| 673 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Madison County Virtual Academy
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1275 Jordan Rd Building A
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 852-2557
Grades: 4-12
| 660 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Walnut Grove School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1961 Joe Quick Rd
New Market, AL 35761
(256) 851-4690
Grades: PK-6
| 266 students
Rank: #1515.
Hazel Green Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14250 Highway 231431 N
Hazel Green, AL 35750
(256) 851-4540
Grades: PK-4
| 685 students
Rank: #1616.
Sparkman Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2697 Carters Gin Rd
Toney, AL 35773
(256) 851-4610
Grades: 6-8
| 819 students
Rank: #1717.
New Market School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
155 College St
New Market, AL 35761
(256) 851-3250
Grades: PK-6
| 358 students
Rank: #1818.
Madison County Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
173 Wood St
Gurley, AL 35748
(256) 851-3290
Grades: PK-8
| 388 students
Rank: #1919.
Harvest School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8845 Wall Triana Highway
Harvest, AL 35749
(256) 851-4590
Grades: PK-5
| 716 students
Rank: #2020.
Madison Cross Roads Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11548 Pulaski Pike
Toney, AL 35773
(256) 851-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 941 students
Rank: n/an/a
Madison County Alternative School
Alternative School
1275 Jordan Rd
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 859-1148
Grades: 1-12
| 0 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 30 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 19,873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 27% (Top 20%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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