Top 10 Best Russell County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,725 students in Russell County, AL (there are 4 private schools, serving 225 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Russell County, AL are educated in public schools compared to the AL state average of 90%. Russell County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Russell County, AL are Lakewood Elementary School, Sherwood Elementary School and Ladonia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Russell County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Russell County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Russell County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakewood Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Explorer Drive
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 732-1173
Grades: 3-5
| 495 students
Rank: #22.
Sherwood Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
706 Idle Hour Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-7097
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #33.
Ladonia Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9 Woodland Dr
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 468-5805
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #44.
Oliver Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
77 Longview Street
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #55.
Mount Olive Intermediate School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
456 State Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
(334) 468-5002
Grades: 3-5
| 290 students
Rank: #66.
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1806 8th Pl So
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-3004
Grades: PK-5
| 728 students
Rank: #77.
Meadowlane Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Meadowlane Dr
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-2568
Grades: PK-5
| 183 students
Rank: #88.
South Girard School
Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
521 Fontaine Rd
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 298-2527
Grades: 8
| 579 students
Rank: #99.
Russell County Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4716 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5604
Grades: 6-8
| 814 students
Rank: #1010.
Russell County High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4699 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5701
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
Rank: #1111.
Phenix City Intermediate School
Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 S Railroad St
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-8744
Grades: 6-7
| 1,109 students
Rank: #1212.
Westview Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 Ingersoll Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-4507
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #1313.
Phenix City Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2307 South Railroad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 732-1160
Grades: PK-5
| 699 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
91 Poorhouse Rd
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 408-4986
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
18 Explorer Road
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 664-9955
Grades: K-2
| 504 students
Rank: n/an/a
454 State Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
(334) 468-5100
Grades: PK-2
| 356 students
Rank: n/an/a
Success Academy
Alternative School
1700 17th Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-9876
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Russell County, AL

Russell County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P O Box 400
Phenix City, AL 36868
(334) 855-0500
Grades: PK-12
| 16 students
1014 Ingersoll Drive
Phenix City, AL 36867
(334) 298-1418
Grades: PK
| n/a students
P O Box 400
Phenix City, AL 36868
(334) 855-3528
Grades: K-5
| 74 students
P O Box 400
Phenix City, AL 36868
(334) 855-4378
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
733 Railroad St
Hurtsboro, AL 36860
(334) 667-7471
Grades: K-6
| n/a students

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