Top 10 Best Selma Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 4,245 students in Selma, AL (there are 7 private schools, serving 1,001 private students). 81% of all K-12 students in Selma, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Selma, AL are Meadowview Elementary School, Valley Grande Elementary School and The Rbhudson Steam Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Selma, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Alabama public school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Selma have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Selma, AL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadowview Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1816 Orrville Rd
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1655
Grades: K-5
| 230 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Grande Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2765 Dallas County Road 81
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-7661
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
Rank: #33.
The Rbhudson Steam Academy
(Math: 8% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Summerfield Rd
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1675
Grades: 7-8
| 348 students
Rank: #44.
Clark Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
405 Lawrence St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 178 students
Rank: #55.
William R Martin Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2863 County Road 81
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 872-6417
Grades: 7-8
| 237 students
Rank: #66.
Byrd First Class Early Learning Center
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Lapsley St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1620
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: #77.
Brantley Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5585 Water Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-8185
Grades: PK-6
| 235 students
Rank: #88.
School Of Discovery Genesis Center
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Washington St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1670
Grades: 6
| 161 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Edgewood Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Highland Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1640
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Saints Virtual Academy
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2194 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1600
Grades: 6-12
| 208 students
Rank: #1111.
Sophia P Kingston Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2224 Selma Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1635
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #1212.
Southside High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7975 Us Highway 80 E
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-0518
Grades: 9-12
| 313 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Bruce K Craig Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Building 108 Craig Ind Park
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 875-7937
Grades: 3-5
| 227 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Payne Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1529 N Franklin St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1660
Grades: PK-5
| 160 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Selma High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2180 Broad St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1683
Grades: 9-12
| 591 students
Rank: #1616.
Tipton Durant Middle School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Tipton St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-8080
Grades: 6-8
| 214 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dallas County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
1306 Roosevelt Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 267-0788
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix School
Alternative School
501 Plant St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1718
Grades: 4-11
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
3104 Old Montgomery Hwy
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-9566
Grades: PK-2
| 173 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Selma, Alabama

Selma, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1101 Woodrow Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1625
Grades: PK-5
| 121 students
1002 Mabry St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1650
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
1002 Selfield Rd
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 877-0629
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Selma, AL?
The top ranked public schools in Selma, AL include Meadowview Elementary School, Valley Grande Elementary School and The Rbhudson Steam Academy.
How many public schools are located in Selma, AL?
19 public schools are located in Selma, AL.
What percentage of students in Selma, AL go to public school?
81% of all K-12 students in Selma, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Selma, AL?
Selma, AL public schools minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public schools average of 47% (majority Black).

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