Public Schools in Alabama

There are 2022 Public Schools in Alabama, serving a population of 4,850,771 people in an area of 50,633 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,398 people, and 1 Public School per 25 square miles.

The state of Alabama is ranked 22nd in Public Schools per capita, and 31st in Public Schools per square mile.

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Alabama Public School Statistics

Find Alabama Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Alabama Public School Enrollment
 AlabamaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment37,260 (57.1%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment52,861 (86.7%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)219,290 (89.7%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)224,434 (89.1%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)227,776 (89.1%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
Alabama Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AlabamaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education154,405 (4.7%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)326,654 (10.0%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,012,551 (30.9%)59,093,612 (27.3%)