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Junemommy, Other/Just Looking in Birmingham, AL

What are the best public schools in the Birmingham area? Neighborhoods? Do the districts have gifted programs?

Asked by Junemommy, Birmingham, AL Tue Apr 9, 2013

I have 4 young children including 2 in grade school. Both test in the upper 90th percentiles so we would be looking for school districts that accommodate high achievers/gifted leaners. Thanks!

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Another link you may be interested in is the Alabama Department of Education website:

You can find all sorts of facts, statistics and contact information to help you find what you are looking for.
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Mattiebell,Agent, Birmingham, Al
I think fredawillians has given you the major academic. If you need additional information, contact
City of Birmingham Board of Education Schools.
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We have several excellent school systems. Mountain Brook and Vestavia are areas sought after because of their academic excellence. Hoover and Homewood also have excellent reputations for academics. Shelby County Schools have excellent schools. The above are public schools...there are also excellent private schools in the area..Briarwood Christian, John Carrol Catholic School.
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Yes I've read about Mountain Brook and Vestavia. Unfortunately those areas are way out of our price range. We have a fairly modest income for a family of 6 so we are looking in the $200k ballpark.
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