Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama

Cornerstone Schools of Alabama is a Christ-centered school that serves inner-city students in grades K4-12.
The mission of Cornerstone Schools of Alabama is to inspire and develop critically thinking and compassionate young people in a Christ-centered learning community that is committed to academic excellence and character development.
We strive to empower students to be responsible and productive citizens of the world, all to the glory of God.
Cornerstone students receive an affordable, life-changing education encompassing academics, character development and faith. All students at Cornerstone receive tuition assistance.
Cornerstone's core values are Excellence for God, Excellence for Students, Excellence in Academics, and Excellence in Character.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1993

Student Body

Total Students535 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is determined by a sliding scale based on household income. Every student accepted to Cornerstone will receive financial assistance. Download application at


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Library Book Club, Student Government Association (SGA), Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Band, Choir

School Notes

  • The vision of Cornerstone is to be a world-class, Christ-centered school in the inner city that empowers lifelong learners to be responsible and productive citizens of the world. By challenging our students academically, developing their character, and growing their faith in God, our students will succeed in all that He has in store for them. Cornerstone students receive an affordable, life-changing education. Cornerstone empowers each student to glofify God, working every day to impact both their hearts and minds.
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  • Birmingham
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  • Birmingham
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 167 students
    1.1 miles
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    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205) 592-0541
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  • Birmingham
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    (205) 956-9731
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  • Birmingham
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The average private school tuition in Birmingham, AL is $7,932 for elementary schools and $9,897 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Birmingham, AL is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).