Birmingham, Alabama

Does Birmingham, Alabama have good schools?

When determining if Birmingham, Alabama, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in BirminghamScored 47.1Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 47.1 to elementary education in Birmingham, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.7.5%
Middle schools in BirminghamScored 36.2Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 36.2 to middle education in Birmingham, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.9.2%
High schools in BirminghamScored 37.8Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Birmingham, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.8.2%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 174.0 winners in Birmingham, Alabama in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 66 public elementary schools in Birmingham, Alabama. The public elementary schools in Birmingham are rated 47.1 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 7.5% are enrolled at private schools in Birmingham.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Birmingham, Alabama at the elementary level is 36.9%, and proficient in reading & language arts 35.6%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Birmingham is $50,210 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Birmingham is 16.

Middle Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 17 public middle schools in Birmingham, Alabama. The public middle schools in Birmingham are rated 36.2 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 9.2% are enrolled at private schools in Birmingham.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Birmingham, Alabama at the middle schools level is 27.2%, and proficient in reading & language arts 31.8%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Birmingham is $50,189 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Birmingham is 19.

High Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 25 high schools in Birmingham, Alabama. The public high schools in Birmingham are rated 37.8 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 8.2% are enrolled at private schools in Birmingham.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Birmingham, Alabama at the high school level is 28.5%, and proficient in reading & language arts 30.8%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Birmingham is $49,966 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Birmingham is 17.