Public Schools in Bessemer, Alabama

There are 24 Public Schools in Bessemer, Alabama, serving a population of 26,697 people in an area of 41 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,112 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In Alabama, Bessemer is ranked 254th of 776 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 164th of 776 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Bessemer Public Schools

Find Bessemer, Alabama public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Abrams Elementary School 1200 23rd Street North Bessemer, AL

Bessemer Center For Tech 50 High School Dr Bessemer, AL

Bessemer City High School 4950 Premiere Parkway Bessemer, AL

Bessemer Ctr For Tech 4940 Premiere Parkway Bessemer, AL

Brighton School 3400 Browns Cir Bessemer, AL

Charles F Hard Elementary School 2801 Arlington Avenue Bessemer, AL

Concord Elementary School 6015 Warrior River Road Bessemer, AL

Concord Elementary School 1886 Learning Lane Bessemer, AL

Greenwood Elementary School 1219 School Road Southeast Bessemer, AL

Greenwood Elementary School 5012 Roselyn Road Bessemer, AL

Hueytown Middle School 701 Sunrise Boulevard Bessemer, AL

James A Davis Middle School 100 High School Drive Bessemer, AL

James A Davis Middle School 1224 Clarendon Avenue Bessemer, AL

Jess Lanier High School 4950 Premiere Parkway Bessemer, AL

Jonesboro Elementary School 125 Owen Avenue Bessemer, AL

Lipscomb Elementary School 5605 10th Street South Bessemer, AL

New Horizon Alt School 1701 6th Avenue North Bessemer, AL

New Horizon Alternative School 1701 6th Avenue North Bessemer, AL

North Highland Elementary School 2021 29th Avenue Bessemer, AL

Oak Grove Elementary School 9000 Tiger Cub Trail Bessemer, AL

Oak Grove High School 9494 Oak Drive Bessemer, AL

W E Donaldson 100 Warrior Lane Bessemer, AL

WE Donaldson School 100 Warrior Lane Bessemer, AL

Westhills Elementary School 710 Glenn Road Bessemer, AL

About Bessemer Public Schools

Bessemer Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Bessemer, AL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Alabama, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Bessemer Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Bessemer school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Bessemer Public School Statistics

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

Bessemer Public School Enrollment
 BessemerJefferson County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment161 (64.7%)5,053 (44.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment272 (88.9%)7,899 (83.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,123 (98.4%)30,663 (92.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,193 (97.7%)29,628 (90.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,431 (92.1%)30,917 (90.9%)
Bessemer Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 BessemerJefferson County
Less than 9th Grade Education880 (4.8%)13,549 (3.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,348 (12.7%)34,009 (7.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)6,873 (37.1%)119,622 (26.8%)