The Saraland City School System opened its doors to students during the summer of 2008. The system is comprised of four schools—Saraland Early Education Center (PK-1), Saraland Elementary School (grades 2-5), Saraland Middle School (grades 6-8), and Saraland High School (grades 9-12). Since its inaugural year, student enrollment has increased from 1,535 to 3,231. The following is the current student enrollment each campus: Saraland Early Education Center - 503, Saraland Elementary School - 899, Saraland Middle School - 741, and Saraland High School - 1088.
Eighty percent of the student population is White, fifteen percent is Black/African American, and the remaining five percent is comprised of Hispanic, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and other races.
Forty-nine percent of Saraland students receive free/reduced lunch.
Saraland City School System employs 305 persons, of whom 198 are teachers. The pupil-teacher ratio is 20:1.