Schools in Birmingham

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School Districts in Birmingham

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Jefferson County Public K - 12 60 35,014
Shelby County Public PK - 12 39 28,149

Schools in Birmingham

  • GreatSchools School Name Type Review Rating
    10 Shades Cahaba Elementary School

    'My school is awesome! The students are really welcoming. Kids with special needs are treated really nicely by everyone else. However, if you are just plain mean and unwelcoming, people will stay...

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    9 Oak Mount Elementary School

    'We bought our current home so we could be zoned for OMES. We have a friend on the state school board who told us this is the 2nd best elementary school in the state, and he is right (the first is in...

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    9 Mount Laurel Elementary School

    'I have had four kids who attended this school. There is not a better school in the Birmingham area. This is school is in a tight knit community and has the feel of a private school. There is...

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    9 Greystone Elementary School

    'This is one of the best schools I have ever had the opportunity to send my daughters. The teachers and administrators were excellent! It is a wonderful community and the staff and administration is...

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    9 Edgewood Elementary School

    'Edgewood excels at teaching reading, writing and music. From the very beginning, they teach a love of reading, and this emphasis continues throughout the elementary school years. Students are in...

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    9 Tarrant Elementary School

    'My experience at Tarrant Elementary School has been highly disenchanting. My child suffers from acid reflux due to lactose intolerance, which has been documented by the school. However, two...

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    8 Inverness Elementary School

    'Inverness is a phenominal school! You know how you are worried if your kid will get the "it" teacher...not to worry here! Every teacher is equally talented! My daughter LOVES coming to school and is...

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    8 Rocky Ridge Elementary School

    'Rocky Ridge is an excellent school. I have 1 child there now and another who has gone on to Berry Middle School. My child who is now at Berry was thoroughly prepared for middle school. She has had...

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    8 Princeton Alternative School

    'Great school that challenges their children to be the best that they can be and to be great leaders for our future.'

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    8 Oak Mount Intermediate School

    'Teachers are kind and helpful, staff is courteous. Very good level of teaching.'

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    10 Oak Mount Middle School

    'i have just come here from two different schools and none compare to OMMS! i love the teachers they really do a good job to make sure we understand everything we need to know. and when i am at...

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    9 Homewood Middle School

    'I teach in another school system, but live in Homewood and send my kids to HMS. It's a terrific school with a great combination of academic rigor and extracurricular choice. I'm impressed with the...

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    9 Berry Middle School

    'I currently go to berry, and I absolutely love it! At the assemblies award after award from all over the country are being announced , plus we are one big family! Yes there are people of all types...

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    6 Wilkerson Middle School

    'You have to fight. They love fresh meat. I survived by becoming a bad boy. Good Luck!!'

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    6 Huffman Middle School

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    5 Fultondale High School

    'My eldest attended FHS for 1 year and I must say I am disappointted in what I have seen thus far. When his grades started dropping, I saw no contact from the teachers to my husband not myself to...

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    4 Irondale Middle School

    'Irondale middle is the best scool in Alabma and I go there as a student'

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    4 Smith Middle School

    'My children have attended schools from all around the country. I can say, without a doubt, that Smith Middle School may be the worse school my son has attended in his entire life. The teachers do not...

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    3 Wylam Elementary School

    'I love the way the teachers look after ALL the kids...not just their pets !!!...I will be SO GLAD when the kids can stop riding the bus'

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    3 Daniel Payne Middle School

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    8 Homewood High School

    'this school is garbage after the rapid decline of leadership in the past 3 years of Barnes' leadership.'

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    8 Oak Mount High School

    'The only thing that makes this school bearable are my friends and a few teachers. The administration is ridiculous and have always seemed biased to me... Really, the Shelby County Board of Education...

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    8 Spain Park High School

    'Excellent teachers, administrators, and students. An all around great community effort establishing a school with a culture of positive learning and success. Love the opportunities not just in...

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    7 Ramsay High School

    'I attend this school . I am apart of the new International Baccalaureate programme that they offer for 11th & 12th graders. It's an awesome school and is very open to different learning ideas. The...

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    5 Shades Valley High School

    'Scored # 15 in Newsweeks 2013 Best High Schools in the nation. The analysis included Graduation Rate, College Acceptance Rate, AP/IB/AICE Tests taken per student & SAT/ACT scores-----stuff that...

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    5 Fultondale High School

    'My eldest attended FHS for 1 year and I must say I am disappointted in what I have seen thus far. When his grades started dropping, I saw no contact from the teachers to my husband not myself to...

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    4 Huffman High School-Magnet

    'This is a beautiful learning environment for kids to learn. The kids here are safe, and have the latest technology to access for learning and inspiring social skills, vocational skills, critical...

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    3 Wenonah High School

    'Wenonah is by far the best high school period. true enough we have a few bad apples here and there. but who doesn't??? don't put down a school before you know what's really going on inside of it.'

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    3 Midfield High School

    'This is a really good school academically. I am glad I am here!'

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    2 George Washington Carver High School

    'There are alot of good teachers at Carver. There are students that are excelling in the school and doing very well. This year has shown great change with Dr. Willis. Keep up the good work.'

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