Private Schools in Shelby County, Alabama

There are 14 Private Schools in Shelby County, Alabama, serving a population of 208,721 people in an area of 786 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 14,908 people, and 1 Private School per 56 square miles.

In Alabama, Shelby County is ranked 30th of 67 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 6th of 67 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Shelby County Private Schools

Find Shelby County, Alabama private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


Coosa Valley Academy 163 Park Place Harpersville, AL

Cornerstone Christian School 24975 Highway 25 Wilsonville, AL

Covenant Classical School & Daycare - Valleydale Road 25 Southlake Lane Birmingham, AL

Evangel Christian School 423 Thompson Road Alabaster, AL

Hilltop Montessori School 6 Abbott Square Birmingham, AL

Indian Springs School 190 Woodward Drive Indian Springs Village, AL

Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy 5509 Timber Hill Road Birmingham, AL

Kingwood Christian School 1351 Royalty Drive Alabaster, AL

Our Lady of the Valley School 5510 Double Oak Lane Birmingham, AL

Primrose School Of Riverwoods 501 Riverwoods Parkway Helena, AL

Primrose School of Meadowbrook 4855 Meadow Brook Road Meadowbrook, AL

Riverchase United Methodist Day School 1953 Old Montgomery Highway Hoover, AL

Westminster School At Oak Mountain 5080 Cahaba Valley Trce Birmingham, AL

Westwood Bapt Weekday Edu Ministry 1155 Alabaster Boulevard Alabaster, AL

About Shelby County Private Schools

Shelby County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Shelby County, AL. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Alabama Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Alabama State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Shelby County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Shelby County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Shelby County private school test scores

Shelby County Private School Statistics

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

Shelby County Private School Enrollment
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment2,29128,046
Kindergarten Enrollment588 (20.6%)8,135 (13.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,748 (15.3%)25,125 (10.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,504 (12.8%)27,548 (10.9%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,932 (15.6%)27,975 (10.9%)
Shelby County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Less than 9th Grade Education3,520 (2.5%)154,405 (4.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)7,706 (5.5%)326,654 (10.0%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)29,544 (20.9%)1,012,551 (30.9%)