Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville, AL is #88.0 on the list Top 100 Best Cities to Work Remote in 2023, #23.0 on the list Top 100 Best Cities for Outdoor Living in 2021

Does Huntsville, Alabama have good schools?

When determining if Huntsville, 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 HuntsvilleScored 46.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 46.7 to elementary education in Huntsville, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.17.8%
Middle schools in HuntsvilleScored 47.8Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 47.8 to middle education in Huntsville, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.20.9%
High schools in HuntsvilleScored 44.5Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Huntsville, Alabama (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.16.9%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 2.0 winners in Huntsville, Alabama in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Huntsville, Alabama

There are 26 public elementary schools in Huntsville, Alabama. The public elementary schools in Huntsville are rated 46.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 17.8% are enrolled at private schools in Huntsville.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Huntsville, Alabama at the elementary level is 43.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 43.1%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Huntsville is $45,076 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Huntsville is 15.0.

Middle Schools in Huntsville, Alabama

There are 11 public middle schools in Huntsville, Alabama. The public middle schools in Huntsville are rated 47.8 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 20.9% are enrolled at private schools in Huntsville.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Huntsville, Alabama at the middle schools level is 44.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 48.1%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Huntsville is $45,076 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Huntsville is 18.0.

High Schools in Huntsville, Alabama

There are 7 high schools in Huntsville, Alabama. The public high schools in Huntsville are rated 44.5 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 16.9% are enrolled at private schools in Huntsville.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Huntsville, Alabama at the high school level is 45.5%, and proficient in reading & language arts 49.3%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Huntsville is $45,076 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Huntsville is 17.0.

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Pros and Cons of living in Huntsville, Alabama in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "drivable, fairly large, warm"
  • "It has become to crowded"
  • "Jobs, cost of living, small city"
  • "No traffic, cost of living, small city, Jobs"
  • "South!!"
  • "Very quiet and peaceful"
  • "Convenient "
  • "safe"
  • "conservative, military focused, transgender laws"
  • "Driving is congested and too many people moving into the area. Cost of living has double. "
  • "Infrastructure, lack of diversity, location, not a lot to do"
  • "Lack of diversity, location"
  • "To many from the north moving in"
  • "Not many things to do"
  • "High traffic and housing cost"
  • "south"