Awards and Recognitions

  • Blue Ribbon Schools: Every school in Mountain Brook has garnered Blue Ribbon School recognition from the U.S. Department of Education at one point in its history. 

    Top High School: Mountain Brook High School annually ranks among the top high schools in the country. In 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked it 246th out of more than 17,790 American high schools, placing it among the top 1% of non-magnet schools nationally. MBHS was the top-ranked non-magnet school in Alabama and the state's only high school to rank among the nation's top 1,000 STEM schools, coming in at 184. 

    ISTE 2016 Distinguished School District Award: Mountain Brook Schools was named the 2016 Distinguished District by the International Society for Technology in Education. The organization creates standards for learning, teaching, and leading in the digital age and represents more than 100,000 professionals worldwide. Only one K-12 school district receives this award. 

    National Merit Finalists: Mountain Brook has produced 786 National Merit Finalists since 1968, along with four Rhodes Scholars and 1 Fullbright Scholar.

    Athletics: Mountain Brook has won more state athletic championships (196) than any other public school in Alabama. MBHS was named the top athletic program in the state of Alabama for the 2022-23 school year and the number 10 athletic program in the nation.