Trussville City School District

476 Main Street
Trussville, AL 35173-1341
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,941 students in Trussville City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Trussville City School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Trussville City School District are Cahaba Elementary School, Paine Elementary School and Magnolia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Trussville City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
4,941 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
251 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Trussville City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 98% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#5 out of 143 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Trussville City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Trussville City  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.
74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Trussville City  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.
98%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Trussville City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.39
0.62
# American Indian Students
13 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
127 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
159 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
10%
# Black Students
696 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
14%
32%
# White Students
3,806 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
77%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
139 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
370
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
369
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
353
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
336
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
343
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
381
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
364
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
410
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
356
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
430
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
393
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
391
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
389
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,459 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,560 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$71 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Trussville City  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
$57 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Trussville City  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
$14,459
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Trussville City  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
$11,560
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Trussville City  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 Trussville City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cahaba Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
301 Parkway Drive
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3400
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #22.
Paine Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7600 Gadsden Highway
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 1,329 students
Rank: #33.
Magnolia Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5400 Hidden Way Lane
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3500
Grades: K-5
| 364 students
Rank: #44.
Hewitttrussville Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5275 Trussville Clay Road
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,130 students
Rank: #55.
Hewitttrussville High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6450 Husky Parkway
Trussville, AL 35173
(205) 228-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,603 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Trussville City School District?
Trussville City School District manages 5 public schools serving 4,941 students.
What is the rank of Trussville City School District?
Trussville City School District is ranked #4 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Trussville City School District?
77% of Trussville City School District students are White, 14% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Trussville City School District?
Trussville City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Trussville City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,560 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

Recent Articles

Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Discover how AP courses empower students to pursue college-level studies, earn college credits, and stand out in the competitive admissions landscape.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in AL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 49% (Top 5%)
  • : 74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Quick Links