1,749 Elementary Schools
1,032 Middle Schools
905 High Schools
1,545 Public District Schools
2,266 Private Schools
3,814 Total Schools
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Alabama based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
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These are some of the best public high schools in Alabama at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
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Largest School Districts in Alabama
Mobile County School District
53,967 students | MOBILE, AL
Grades PK-12 | 92 schools
Jefferson County School District
36,246 students | BIRMINGHAM, AL
Grades PK-12 | 58 schools
Baldwin County School District
32,267 students | BAY MINETTE, AL
Grades PK-12 | 46 schools
Montgomery County School District
28,890 students | MONTGOMERY, AL
Grades PK-12 | 54 schools
Huntsville City School District
23,993 students | HUNTSVILLE, AL
Grades PK-12 | 40 schools
Reviews From Schools in Alabama
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Parent / Guardian
March 27, 2023
I'm a student at this school and so thankful to be leaving. I would not really call this a Christian school because of the lack of discipline and favoritism that goes on here. Most of the good... More
Review for North River Christian Academy
March 24, 2023
Causey Middle School is one of my favorite schools i’ve ever gone to. The staff are truly one of a kind. Causey Middle teaches kids the consequences of your actions, and how to deal with them. They... More
Review for Bernice J Causey Middle School
Parent / Guardian
March 20, 2023
We love this school and recommend it to everyone we meet. It truly has been such a blessing to our daughter and family.
Review for Cornerstone Christian School