Best Alabama Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 456 private schools serving 81,095 students in Alabama (there are 1,513 public schools, serving 747,831 students). 10% of all K-12 students in Alabama are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $7,808 for elementary schools and $8,758 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Alabama include Indian Springs School, The Altamont School and Madison Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 24% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
75% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Alabama Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
7
1,001
16%
14
3,179
20%
102
15,297
13%
8
1,855
7%
51
8,564
13%
53
13,972
19%
19
3,855
10%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Alabama?
The best top ranked private schools in Alabama include Indian Springs School, The Altamont School and Madison Academy.
How many private schools are located in Alabama?
456 private schools are located in Alabama.
How much do private schools cost in Alabama?
The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,808 for elementary schools and $8,758 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Alabama?
Alabama private schools are approximately 24% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Alabama go to private school?
10% of all K-12 students in Alabama are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Alabama?
75% of private schools in Alabama are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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