Top 5 schools in this city
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Fort Payne based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Fort payne 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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  • DeKalb County
    8,835 students | RAINSVILLE, AL
    Grades PK-12 | 16 schools
  • Fort Payne City
    3,249 students | FORT PAYNE, AL
    Grades PK-12 | 4 schools
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Reviews from schools in Fort Payne
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Parent / Guardian
July 26, 2018
Seems to be a lot of teacher/coach turnover which is an indication of poor administration. The principals seem like they just don’t want to “be bothered”. That is why they get paid the big bucks!! ... More
Parent / Guardian
October 20, 2016
My son has had two major surgeries this year. He was in the operating room many times and on wound vac as well as being Homebound. He had a intervention teacher coming to our home to instruct him with... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 01, 2016
At Fort Payne High School, it all depends on who you are, how much money you have, and who you know. This doesn't quite pertain to the students, but to the staff. Although there are a few teachers... More