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2024 Best High Schools in the Birmingham Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    Indian Springs School

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    Private School,

    INDIAN SPRINGS, AL,

    8-12,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I have two children who have experienced Indian Springs School, one who has graduated and one who is a current student. Both students had their own individual needs and both have participated in the...Cultural diversity also meant a great deal to us. Springs provided a great education and supported both of my students according to their unique needs..

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    The Altamont School

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    Private School,

    BIRMINGHAM, AL,

    5-12,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Altamont School has been singlehandedly the best decision my family and I ever made. Before Altamont, I was struggling in my previous school to make friends. I never felt challenged outside of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 389,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    Vestavia Hills High School

    Vestavia Hills City Schools, AL,

    10-12,

    285 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This high school has been a great place of community service helping communites of all kind. In the fall the school SGA picks a fall charity to help people. In the spring we do a R.I.S.E charity...VHHS a variety of courses that enrolled students can take. It has variety of honors, AP and dual enrollment classes. The school also has a great Sports Medicine track which is started you sophomore....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,561,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Public High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    Thompson High School

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    Alabaster City Schools, AL,

    9-12,

    986 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Being a student in the Thompson school system since kindergarten has really made an impact on my life. Many of the kids that I've seen since I was 6 years old, are still here even when we're 18. It....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,175,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    Helena High School

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    Shelby County Schools, AL,

    9-12,

    162 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Helena High School is a very welcoming school. It is a very engaging and school spirit-driven environment where everyone gets involved in any event. They are always available to help their students....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,397,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  6. #13 Best Public High Schools in Birmingham Area.

    Mortimer Jordan High School

    Jefferson County Schools, AL,

    9-12,

    132 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mortimer Jordan is one of the best high schools I have seen. I have friends that go to surrounding schools and the kids there are rude and don't care about how they present themselves. Kids at MJHS....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 846,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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