Cullman City Schools ranked in top 5 in Alabama test scores


CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman City Schools is once again ranked among the best school systems in the state of Alabama.

The latest school system state assessment results have been released for districts across Alabama, and Cullman City Schools is ranked within the top 5 in all three key categories for student achievement, out of more than 140 school systems statewide. Cullman City Schools ranked no. 4 in the state in math with 62.3% proficiency, no. 5 in the state in English language arts scores with 75.6% proficiency and no. 5 in science with 66.4% proficiency.

The scores represented were the results of the latest Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP) and high school test results, the comprehensive standardized testing system used by the Alabama State Department of Education to “grade” school systems across the state and track growth and success rates.

“I am so proud of our school system, our students, our teachers and families,” Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff said. “Cullman is in the top 5 with the best systems in the state, right where we belong!”

“Cullman City Schools has spent the past several years working to attract the most highly-qualified teachers; investing in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs; and leading the charge with everything from literacy initiatives to technology adoption,” read a release from the system.

“It’s so great to see all the hard work of our teachers and employees pay off for the students we serve,” Kallhoff added.