Top 10 Best Shelby County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 34,400 students in Shelby County, AL. Shelby County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Shelby County, AL are Liberty Park Elementary School, Liberty Park Middle School and Mt Laurel Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Shelby County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Shelby County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 1% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Shelby County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Liberty Park Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #22.
Liberty Park Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17035 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #33.
Mt Laurel Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Jefferson Place
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-7230
Grades: K-5
| 498 students
Rank: #44.
Greystone Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Village Street
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #55.
Spain Park High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
4700 Jaguar Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #66.
Wilsonville Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
71 School St
Wilsonville, AL 35186
(205) 682-6640
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
Rank: #77.
Oak Mountain Intermediate School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5220
Grades: 4-5
| 657 students
Rank: #88.
Oak Mountain Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5230
Grades: PK-3
| 657 students
Rank: #99.
Oak Mountain High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,531 students
Rank: #1010.
Berry Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4500 Jaguar Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,142 students
Rank: #1111.
Oak Mountain Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5210
Grades: 6-8
| 1,078 students
Rank: #1212.
Helena High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1310 Hillsboro Parkway
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 682-3650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,373 students
Rank: #1313.
Helena Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1299 Hillsboro Parkway
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 682-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,039 students
Rank: #1414.
Chelsea Park Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9000 Chelsea Park Trail
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 682-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 867 students
Rank: #1515.
Chelsea Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2321 Highway 39
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 682-7210
Grades: 6-8
| 1,075 students
Rank: #1616.
Creek View Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8568 Highway 17
Alabaster, AL 35114
(205) 685-6100
Grades: PK-3
| 874 students
Rank: #1717.
Chelsea High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10510 Highway 11
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 682-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,396 students
Rank: #1818.
Inverness Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5251 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5240
Grades: PK-3
| 548 students
Rank: #1919.
Helena Intermediate School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3500 Hwy 52
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 682-5520
Grades: 3-5
| 921 students
Rank: #2020.
Forest Oaks Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Hornet Parkway
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 682-7220
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #2121.
Thompson High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1921 Warrior Parkway
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 685-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,098 students
Rank: #2222.
Pelham Oaks
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 Highway 33
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3703
Grades: PK-5
| 667 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Shelby Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19099 Highway 145
Shelby, AL 35143
(205) 682-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Vincent Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40800 Highway 25
Vincent, AL 35178
(205) 682-7320
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
Rank: #2525.
Thompson Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Warrior Drive
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 685-8100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,457 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Meadow View Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2800 Smokey Rd
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 685-4300
Grades: PK-3
| 867 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Thompson Intermediate School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1509 Kent Dairy Rd
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 685-6200
Grades: 4-5
| 891 students
Rank: #2828.
Pelham Park Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2016 Pelham Park Boulevard
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3702
Grades: 6-8
| 823 students
Rank: #2929.
Pelham Ridge
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Applegate Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3704
Grades: PK-5
| 846 students
Rank: #3030.
Pelham High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2500 Panther Cir
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3701
Grades: 9-12
| 1,066 students
Rank: #3131.
Montevallo Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
171 Jeter Cir
Montevallo, AL 35115
(205) 682-6420
Grades: K-5
| 622 students
Rank: #3232.
Columbiana Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
222 Joinertown Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 682-6610
Grades: 6-8
| 452 students
Rank: #3333.
Elvin Hill Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 682-6620
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #3434.
Montevallo Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
235 Samford St
Montevallo, AL 35115
(205) 682-6410
Grades: 6-8
| 384 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Calera Intermediate School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8454 Highway 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
(205) 682-6500
Grades: 3-5
| 721 students
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Shelby County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
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Pelham, AL 35124
(566) 645-6
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Central Office Bldg
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 682-5300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
150 Glenwood Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Allen Cott (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2315 Highway 39
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 682-7220
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
Nonesupplied
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 663-8400
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
New Direction (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
701 Hwy 70
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 682-5910
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
10111 Highway 119
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 685-9600
Grades: 6
| 489 students

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