Top 10 Best Birmingham Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 81 private schools serving 13,861 students in Birmingham, AL (there are 116 public schools, serving 66,337 public students). 17% of all K-12 students in Birmingham, AL are educated in private schools (compared to the AL state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Birmingham, AL include The Altamont School, John Carroll Catholic High School and The American Academy For Young Professionals.
The average tuition cost is $11,005, which is higher than the Alabama private school average tuition cost of $8,289.
75% of private schools in Birmingham, AL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Birmingham Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Advent Episcopal Day School
Advent Episcopal Day School Photo - Welcome To Our Classroom
(Episcopal)
2019 6th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 252-2535
Grades: PK-8
| 227 students
The Altamont School
The Altamont School Photo
4801 Altamont Road South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 879-2006
Grades: 5-12
| 361 students
The American Academy For Young Professionals
The American Academy For Young Professionals Photo - Preparing NOW to lead TOMORROW - National & Global Leaders!
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
216 Roebuck Drive - East Campus
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 833-4416
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students
Briarwood Christian School
Briarwood Christian School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(2)
2204 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 776-5909
Grades: PK-12
| 1,745 students
Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama
Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama Photo
(Christian)
118 55th Street N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 591-7600
Grades: PK-12
| 588 students
Essential Church School
Alternative School (Christian)
4000 Eagle Point Corporate Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 201-0327
Grades: K-12
| 861 students
Highlands School
Highlands School Photo - Visit www.60moreyears.highlandsschool.org for a glimpse into the NEXT 60 years of progressive, student-centered learning!
4901 Old Leeds Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 956-9731
Grades: PK-8
| 317 students
Hilltop Montessori School
Hilltop Montessori School Photo - Students at Hilltop Montessori School successfully transition to college preparatory programs in the Birmingham area and beyond, including Indian Springs School, The Alabama School of Fine Arts, The Altamont School, St. James Boarding School and other programs. Graduates attended prestigious colleges including Tulane University, New York University, The University of Alabama Honors College, UAB Honors Program, University of North Carolina
Montessori School
(2)
6 Abbott Square
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 437-9343
Grades: NS-8
| 182 students
Hoover Christian School
Hoover Christian School Photo - We have a wonderful building and atmosphere at our school.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
2113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 987-3376
Grades: K-12
| 58 students
Islamic Academy Of Alabama
Islamic Academy Of Alabama Photo
(Islamic)
(1)
1810 25th Ct S
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-0422
Grades: PK-12
| 229 students
Jefferson Christian Academy
Jefferson Christian Academy Photo - 2014-2015 Eagles Cheerleaders
(Church of Christ)
(2)
1500 Heritage Place Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 956-9111
Grades: PK-12
| 298 students
John Carroll Catholic High School
(Catholic)
300 Lakeshore Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 940-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Our Lady Of Sorrows
(Catholic)
1720 Oxmoor Rd
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 879-3237
Grades: PK-8
| 422 students
Prince Of Peace Catholic School
Prince Of Peace Catholic School Photo - This is a partial view of the front of our beautiful school in the suburb of Hoover, AL.
(Catholic)
4650 Preserve Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 824-7886
Grades: PK-8
| 501 students
St. Barnabas Regional School
(Catholic)
7901 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 836-5385
Grades: PK-8
| 145 students
Saint Rose Academy
Saint Rose Academy Photo - Our beautiful campus!
(Catholic)
(13)
1401 22nd Street S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 933-0549
Grades: PK-8
| 214 students
Westminster School At Oak Mountain
Westminster School At Oak Mountain Photo - We are a K-12 Christ-centered, classical school in Birmingham, Alabama.
Special Program Emphasis (Presbyterian)
5080 Cahaba Valley Trace
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 995-9694
Grades: K-12
| 596 students
Alabama Clinical Schools
All-boys | Alternative School
1221 Alton Dr
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 836-9923
Grades: PK
| 65 students
Alabama Waldorf School
Alabama Waldorf School Photo - Multi-cultural celebrations in the Kindergarten
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
5901 Crestwood Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 592-0541
Grades: PK-8
| 169 students
All Saints' Episcopal Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
112 W. Hawthorne Road
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 879-1092
Grades: NS
| 145 students
Allan Cott School
Special Education School
150 Glenwood Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880
Grades: 1-12
| 61 students
Arlington School
Montessori School
1312 22nd St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 939-3665
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
1912 Canyon Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 979-8711
Grades: PK-K
| 52 students
Build Up
2301 Ave E
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 847-4086
Grades: 9-12
| 44 students
356 Killough Springs Road
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 836-0201
Grades: K-4
| 37 students
Canterbury Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
350 Overbrook Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 874-1541
Grades: NS
| 123 students
Central Park Christian School
(Christian)
(2)
1900 43rd St W
Birmingham, AL 35208
(205) 786-4811
Grades: K-12
| 130 students
The Children's Place-huffman U
(Methodist)
711 Gene Reed Rd
Birmingham, AL 35235
(205) 836-1362
Grades: PK-2
| 151 students
The Church At Brookhills Early
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
3145 Brook Highland Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 980-3053
Grades: PK-K
| 156 students
Covenant Classical School
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
25 Southlake Ln
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 989-8668
Grades: K
| 161 students
Creative Montessori School
Creative Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
2800 Montessori Way
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 879-3278
Grades: NS-8
| 252 students
East Birmingham Church Of God Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Church of God in Christ)
5600 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 591-1680
Grades: K
| 76 students
7753 1st Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 836-6356
Grades: 1-6
| 20 students
Ephesus Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
829 Mcmillon Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 786-2194
Grades: PK-12
| 215 students
First Baptist Centerpoint Kindergarten & Daycare
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
1945 Center Point Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 854-0104
Grades: NS-K
| 138 students
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[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Covenant Christian Learning Center (Closed 2010)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
1821 1st St Nw
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 856-0708
Grades: PK-K
| 99 students
630 1st St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 251-8395
Grades: PK-8
| 137 students
Pilgrim Lutheran School (Closed 2010)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
113 4th Ter N
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 324-6470
Grades: 2-3
| 5 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Birmingham, AL?
The top ranked private schools in Birmingham, AL include The Altamont School, John Carroll Catholic High School and The American Academy For Young Professionals.
How many private schools are located in Birmingham, AL?
81 private schools are located in Birmingham, AL.
How much do private schools cost in Birmingham, AL?
The average tuition cost is $11,005, which is higher than the Alabama private school average tuition cost of $8,289.
How diverse are private schools in Birmingham, AL?
Birmingham, AL private schools are approximately 38% minority students, which is higher than the Alabama private school average of 24%.
What percentage of students in Birmingham, AL go to private school?
17% of all K-12 students in Birmingham, AL are educated in private schools (compared to the AL state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Birmingham, AL?
75% of private schools in Birmingham, AL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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