Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in Alabama (2021)

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Public elementary schools in Alabama achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 46% (2021).
The public elementary schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Alabama is Forest Avenue Elementary School with 94%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in Alabama (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) RLA Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Forest Avenue Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: K-51700 W 5th St
    MontgomeryAL 36106
    (334) 269-3673

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Jefferson County International Baccalaureate SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: 6-8805 7th Ave
    Pleasant GroveAL 35127
    (205) 379-5280

  • Rank: #33.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: K-5315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    TuscaloosaAL 35404
    (205) 759-3655

  • Rank: #44.
    W H Council Traditional SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 89%
    Grades: PK-5751 Wilkinson St
    MobileAL 36603
    (251) 221-1137

  • Rank: #55.
    East Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
    Grades: PK-32109 Tyson Dr
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5200

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Cherokee Bend Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 87%
    Grades: K-64400 Fair Oaks Dr
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-3595

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Eicholdmertz School Of Math And ScienceMagnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 87%
    Grades: PK-52815 Government Street
    MobileAL 36606
    (251) 221-1105

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Crestline Elementary SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 86%
    Grades: PK-63785 Jackson Blvd
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-8126

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Liberty Park Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 86%
    Grades: PK-517051 Liberty Pkwy
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 402-5400

  • Rank: #1010.
    Dauphin Island Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
    Grades: K-51501 Bienville Blvd
    Dauphin IslandAL 36528
    (251) 861-3864

  • Rank: #1111.
    Vestavia Hills Elementary CentralMath: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 4-51289 Montgomery Hwy
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5300

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Baldwin Art And Academics MagnetMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 83%
    Grades: 6-8410 S Mcdonough St
    MontgomeryAL 36104
    (334) 269-3870

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Mountain Brook Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 83%
    Grades: PK-63020 Cambridge Rd
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 871-8191

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Rock Quarry Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 83%
    Grades: PK-52000 Rock Quarry Dr
    TuscaloosaAL 35406
    (205) 759-8347

  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    Eura Brown Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
    Grades: K-51231 Alcott Rd
    GadsdenAL 35901
    (256) 546-0011

  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    Kilby Laboratory SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
    Grades: PK-6611 North Pine Street
    FlorenceAL 35632
    (256) 765-4303

  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
    Grades: 6-8315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    TuscaloosaAL 35404
    (205) 759-3653

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Brookwood Forest Elementary SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 82%
    Grades: PK-63701 S Brookwood Rd
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 414-3700

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Phillips Preparatory Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 82%
    Grades: 6-83255 Old Shell Rd
    MobileAL 36607
    (251) 221-2286

  • Rank: #2020.
    Cahaba Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 81%
    Grades: K-5301 Parkway Drive
    TrussvilleAL 35173
    (205) 228-3400

  • Rank: #2121.
    Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba HeightsMath: 78% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 80%
    Grades: PK-54401 Dolly Ridge Road
    BirminghamAL 35243
    (205) 402-5480

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Clarkshaw Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: 5-85960 Arlberg Street
    MobileAL 36608
    (251) 221-2106

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Edgewood Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: K-5901 College Ave
    BirminghamAL 35209
    (205) 423-2400

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Liberty Park Middle SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: 6-817035 Liberty Parkway
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 402-5450

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Mill Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: PK-6847 Mill Road
    MadisonAL 35758
    (256) 774-4690

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    Columbia Elementary SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: K-6667 Balch Road
    MadisonAL 35758
    (256) 430-2751

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    Greystone Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: K-5300 Village Street
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 439-3200

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    Hampton Cove Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: PK-5261 Old 431 Hwy
    Owens Cross RoadsAL 35763
    (256) 428-7180

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    Pizitz Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: 6-82020 Pizitz Dr
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5350

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    Verner Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: PK-52701 Northridge Rd
    TuscaloosaAL 35406
    (205) 759-3667

  • Rank: #26-3126.- 31.
    West Madison Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: PK-64976 Wall Triana Hwy
    MadisonAL 35758
    (256) 837-1189

  • Rank: #32-3632.- 36.
    Macmillan International At MckeeMagnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
    Grades: K-54015 Mcinnis Road
    MontgomeryAL 36116
    (334) 284-7137

  • Rank: #32-3632.- 36.
    Monte Sano Elementary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
    Grades: PK-61107 Monte Sano Blvd
    HuntsvilleAL 35801
    (256) 428-7300

  • Rank: #32-3632.- 36.
    Mt Carmel Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
    Grades: PK-3335 Homer Nance Road
    HuntsvilleAL 35811
    (256) 851-4660

  • Rank: #32-3632.- 36.
    Oak Mountain Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
    Grades: PK-35640 Cahaba Valley Rd
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 682-5230

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