As a parent, the safety of my children and grandchildren matters the most.

I can't think of any category that would be more important.

 

As a parent living in West Alabama, Northport to be precise, I want to know how our local schools did on this list.

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Academics, teachers and curriculum are extremely important, I admit.

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However, I want to know that my child is going to be okay during the day at school. Niche is a fantastic source for all things related to schools and school districts in the USA.

They are known as THE authority for everything you need to know about schools in America.

The safety ratings are based on multiple factors, not just the health and safety score.

Here, now, let's highlight some of the SAFEST school districts in the state of Alabama.

No. 97 Bessemer City Schools

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Not good. 97th on this list means it's not that safe. 

Bessemer gets a D+ as an overall grade. Here are some of the other categories.

grade D+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade: D
  2. Diversity
    grade: B
  3. Teachers
    grade: C
  4. College Prep
    grade: D+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade: C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade: B minus
  7. Administration
    grade: C minus
  8. Sports
    grade: C+
  9. Food
    grade: C

No. 92 Tuscaloosa City Schools

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Again, 92nd is not the rank I want to see for Tuscaloosa City Schools.

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade: B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade: A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade: B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade: B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade: A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade: B
  7. Administration
    grade: B+
  8. Sports
    grade: A
  9. Food
    grade: C+

No. 91 Bibb County Schools

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Another school district in our area, that actually ranked extremely low on the overall safety list in Alabama.

Very concerning.

B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade: C+
  2. Diversity
    grade: B+
  3. Teachers
    grade: B+
  4. College Prep
    grade: B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade: C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade: B
  7. Administration
    grade: B
  8. Sports
    grade: B
  9. Food
    grade: C
The HIGHEST ranked school district in our area?
No. 39 Walker County Schools
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Very impressive indeed. 39th in all of Alabama is about as safe as it gets in West Alabama.
B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade: B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade: B
  3. Teachers
    grade: B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade: C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade: B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade: A minus
  7. Administration
    grade: B
  8. Sports
    grade: A minus
  9. Food
    grade: B

What is the safest school district in Alabama?

No. 1 Mountain Brook City Schools

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Oh yes, of course. Mountain Brook schools rank first in the state.

So, there it is.

The safest school districts in all of Alabama.

 

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