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The top ranked public schools in Alabama state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Alabama is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 46%.
The top ranked public schools in Alabama are Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, Forest Avenue Elementary School and Eicholdmertz School Of Math And Science. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Madison, Trussville and Fairhope.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Alabama (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Loveless Academic Magnet Program High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-123440 Mcgehee Rd
    MontgomeryAL 36111
    (334) 284-7500

  • Rank: #22.
    Forest Avenue Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51700 W 5th St
    MontgomeryAL 36106
    (334) 269-3673

  • Rank: #33.
    Eicholdmertz School Of Math And ScienceMagnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52815 Government Street
    MobileAL 36606
    (251) 221-1105

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Cherokee Bend Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-64400 Fair Oaks Dr
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-3595

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    East Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-32109 Tyson Dr
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5200

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Mountain Brook High SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 10-123650 Bethune Dr
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 414-3800

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    W H Council Traditional SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5751 Wilkinson St
    MobileAL 36603
    (251) 221-1137

  • Rank: #88.
    Crestline Elementary SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-63785 Jackson Blvd
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-8126

  • Rank: #99.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    TuscaloosaAL 35404
    (205) 759-3655

  • Rank: #1010.
    Liberty Park Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-517051 Liberty Pkwy
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 402-5400

  • Rank: #1111.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    TuscaloosaAL 35404
    (205) 759-3653

  • Rank: #1212.
    Jefferson County International Baccalaureate SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8805 7th Ave
    Pleasant GroveAL 35127
    (205) 379-5280

  • Rank: #1313.
    Mountain Brook Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-63020 Cambridge Rd
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 871-8191

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Mountain Brook Junior High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-9205 Overbrook Dr
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205) 871-3516

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Rock Quarry Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52000 Rock Quarry Dr
    TuscaloosaAL 35406
    (205) 759-8347

  • Rank: #1616.
    Dauphin Island Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51501 Bienville Blvd
    Dauphin IslandAL 36528
    (251) 861-3864

  • Rank: #1717.
    Vestavia Hills Elementary CentralMath: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-51289 Montgomery Hwy
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5300

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Baldwin Art And Academics MagnetMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8410 S Mcdonough St
    MontgomeryAL 36104
    (334) 269-3870

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Cahaba Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5301 Parkway Drive
    TrussvilleAL 35173
    (205) 228-3400

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Eura Brown Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51231 Alcott Rd
    GadsdenAL 35901
    (256) 546-0011

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Kilby Laboratory SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6611 North Pine Street
    FlorenceAL 35632
    (256) 765-4303

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Phillips Preparatory Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-83255 Old Shell Rd
    MobileAL 36607
    (251) 221-2286

  • Rank: #2323.
    Mill Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6847 Mill Road
    MadisonAL 35758
    (256) 774-4690

  • Rank: #2424.
    Vestavia Hills High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122235 Lime Rock Rd
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5250

  • Rank: #2525.
    Clarkshaw Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-85960 Arlberg Street
    MobileAL 36608
    (251) 221-2106

  • Rank: #2626.
    Pizitz Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-82020 Pizitz Dr
    BirminghamAL 35216
    (205) 402-5350

  • Rank: #2727.
    Mt Laurel Elementary SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51 Jefferson Place
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205) 682-7230

  • Rank: #2828.
    Carver Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81001 Webb Rd
    DothanAL 36303
    (334) 794-1440

  • Rank: #2929.
    Orange Beach Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-64900 Wilson Blvd
    Orange BeachAL 36561
    (251) 981-5662

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Verner Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52701 Northridge Rd
    TuscaloosaAL 35406
    (205) 759-3667

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    West Madison Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-64976 Wall Triana Hwy
    MadisonAL 35758
    (256) 837-1189

  • Rank: #3232.
    Heard Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5201 Daniel Cir
    DothanAL 36301
    (334) 794-1471

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Brookwood Forest Elementary SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-63701 S Brookwood Rd
    BirminghamAL 35223
    (205) 414-3700

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    New Century Technology High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122500 Meridian Street Nw
    HuntsvilleAL 35811
    (256) 428-7800

  • Rank: #3535.
    Edgewood Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5901 College Ave
    BirminghamAL 35209
    (205) 423-2400

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