• Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery Chamber, MGMChamber, Montgomery Public Schools
  • EDUCATION CHAMPIONS

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  • MPS Schools Make the Grade

    The U.S. News and World Report just released its annual report - 2019 Best High Schools - listing the best performing high schools across the country and two of Montgomery's magnet schools were listed:

    • Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) ranked 13th best high school and 7th best magnet school nationally and is the #1 high school in Alabama.
    • Brewbaker Tech Magnet ranked 17th best high school in Alabama.
    • Booker T. Washington Magnet ranked 28th best high school in Alabama.


    View the full report: 2019 Best High Schools


    NICHE ranks two MPS schools within the top 20 schools in Alabama, in 2019. Loveless Academic Magnet Program is the #1 public high school and Booker T. Washington Magnet High School is #19.

    In 2019, the School Review graded schools across the country and eight MPS schools ranked within the top 10% in the nation. 

    • Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) was the top high school in Alabama
    • Forest Avenue as the second-best elementary school in Alabama
    • Floyd Middle as the fifth-best middle school in Alabama
    • Baldwin as the sixth-best middle school in Alabama
    • Brew Tech as the seventh-best high school in Alabama
    • Grade "A" schools include Booker T. Washington High School, Bear Elementary, and MacMillian International 
    • Grade "B" schools include Blount Elementary, Wilson Elementary, Flowers Elementary, Carver Elementary, Dalraida Elementary, Pintlala Elementary and Dunbar/Ramer School

    U.S. News and World Report ranks Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School and Booker T. Washington Magnet High School the #1, #9 and #21 high school in Alabama, respectively (2018).

    NICHE ranks Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School the #1 Best Public High School in Alabama (2017).


  • K-12 Education

  • Metro Area Public School Districts Metro Area Public School Districts

    System Enrollment Schools
    Autauga County 9,558

    5 elementary
    3 intermediate
    3 high school
    2 K-12

    Elmore County 11,005 6 elementary
    4 middle
    5 high school
    Lowndes County 1,549 3 elementary
    2 middle
    3 high school
    Montgomery County 31,470 34 elementary
    11 middle/junior
    9 high school

    Montgomery Public School System Specialty Programs Montgomery Public School System Specialty Programs

    Elementary School Bear Exploration Center for Mathematics and Science
    Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet
    Forest Avenue Academic Magnet
    MacMillan International Academy
    Middle School Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet
    Floyd Middle School for Math, Science & Technology
    Carr Middle School Magnet Program
    High School Booker T. Washington Magnet
    Brewbaker Technology Magnet
    Loveless Academic Magnet Program
    Intermediate Baccalaureate Diploma Program MacMillan International Academy
    Career Technologies Montgomery Preparatory Academy for Career Technologies
    Scholastic Majors at Various High Schools Culinary/Hospitality/Tourism
    Advanced Automotive Manufacturing
    Business/Marketing/Finance
    AgriScience

     

    Montgomery Preparatory Academy for Career Technologies (MPACT) Montgomery Preparatory Academy for Career Technologies (MPACT)

    Students at Montgomery’s technical high school, Montgomery Preparatory Academy for Career Technologies (MPACT),  complete high school course work while earning certifications in trades. MPACT offers the following majors:

    Advertising and Design Industrial Systems
    Building Science and Construction Intro to Computer Coding
    Electrical Technology Medical Science
    Fire Science Public Safety
    HVAC Welding and Metal Fabrication

     

  • Local Colleges and Universities

  • Alabama State University Alabama State University

    Alabama State University offers 9 academic units and nearly 50 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs, including education degrees and certificates, a well-known theatre program and new initiatives in forensic science and nanobiotechnology.
    Enrollment: 5,383

    Auburn University at Montgomery Auburn University at Montgomery

    Auburn University at Montgomery offers more than 90 areas of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including unique programs in GIS, Hospitality and Tourism, Homeland Security, and Cybersystems and Information Security. U.S. News and World Report ranks Auburn Montgomery among the South’s top universities.
    Enrollment: 4,919

    Faulkner University Faulkner University

    Faulkner University is a distinctively Christian university and is home to 5 colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business and Executive Education, Biblical Studies, Education, and School of Law.
    Enrollment: 3,286

    Huntingdon College Huntingdon College

    Huntingdon College is a college of the United Methodist Church, and offers a liberal arts core curriculum that leads to a broad range of academic majors, pre-professional programs, and teacher certification programs.
    Enrollment: 1,166

    South University South University

    South University offers associates and bachelors degree programs in the fields of business, criminal justice, health sciences, information technology and legal studies. In addition, South recently added a Master of Science in Professional Counseling.
    Enrollment: 705

    Trenholm State Community College Trenholm State Community College

    Trenholm State Community College has two Montgomery campuses and offers 35 occupational courses. At the Patterson campus’ $4 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing center, students can earn a two-year degree in automotive manufacturing technology and two additional short-term certificates in advanced manufacturing.
    Enrollment: 1,402

    Troy University's Montgomery Campus Troy University's Montgomery Campus

    Troy University's Montgomery Campus is one of Troy’s larger campuses. The staff is dedicated primarily to serving the “nontraditional” student, who is often a working adult. Evening, weekend, TV, online and blended classes are available. U.S. News and World Report ranks Troy University among the South’s top universities.
    Enrollment: 2,314

  • Educational Attainment


  • Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (Montgomery Metro Area)