Cullman Schools Among The Safest Alabama

As thousands of area public school students start the 2018-2019 school year, education and school safety is a primary concern for students, parents, and educators.

The well respected Niche.com has ranked the safest school districts in Alabama for 2019.

They based their assessment on a variety of factors, including surveys of parents and students, expenses per student, absenteeism, suspensions, expulsions, law-enforcement referrals and school-related arrests.

Cullman Schools Among The Safest Alabama

Here are the results from the largest schools in Cullman and nearby counties:

Hartselle #5
Cullman City #10
Arab City #12
Cullman County #20

Walker County Schools #26
Haleyville City Schools #30
Marshall County Schools #36
Winston County Schools #40

Boaz City Schools #41
Oneonta City Schools #54
Blount County Schools #62
Morgan County Schools #63

Lawrence County Schools #77
Jasper City Schools #92

The Niche.com details Arab City, Cullman City, Cullman County, and Hartselle City are:

HARTSELLE CITY SCHOOLS
Total Schools: 7
Total Students: 3,068
Health & Safety = A+
Best Teachers In Alabama = #8 of 135
Overall Niche Grade: A

CULLMAN CITY SCHOOLS
Total Schools: 7
Total Students: 3,130
Health & Safety = A+
Best Teachers In Alabama = #6 of 135
Overall Niche Grade: A

CULLMAN COUNTY SCHOOLS
Total Schools: 29
Total Students: 9,573
Health & Safety = A
Best Teachers In Alabama = #28 of 135
Overall Niche Grade = C+

ARAB CITY SCHOOLS
Total Schools: 4
Total Students: 2,540
Health & Safety = A
Best Teachers In Alabama = #17 of 135
Overall Niche Grade = B+

Trussville City Schools was named the #1 Safest school in Alabama. Pelham City Schools brought up the rear of the assessment ending in 135th place.

Niche’s Methodology (for determining the safest schools)

The 2018 Safest School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and parents.

Parent/Student Surveys on Health & Safety – 50.0%
Expenses per Student -10.0%
Student Absenteeism – 10.0%
In-School Suspensions – 7.5%
Out-of-School Suspensions – 7.5%
Expulsions – 5.0%
Law Enforcement Referrals – 5.0%
School-Related Arrestsb – 5.0%

Data was drawn from the Civil Rights Data Collection and the National Center for Education. You can see the complete methodology here.

 

Cullman Schools Among The Safest Alabama

Timothy Collins

Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com.

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