Fort Payne school information

IndexFort PayneAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores75%80%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools41,30779,235
Total private schoolsn/a35324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Fort Payne are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fort Payne.
  • 68.3% of people in Fort Payne have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.2% of people in Fort Payne have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in Fort Payne have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fort Payne

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  • Fort Payne High Sch201 45Th St NeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 848 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Fort Payne Middle Sch4910 Martin Ave NeGrades: 05 - 08Students: 895 · Ratio: 18:181
  • Ruhuma Jr High Sch3371 County Road 81Grades: KG - 08Students: 22 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Williams Avenue Elem Sch1700 Williams Ave NeGrades: 03 - 04Students: 48 · Ratio: 17:176
  • Wills Valley Elem Sch4111 Williams Ave NeGrades: PK - 02Students: 875 · Ratio: 14:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Fort Payne

IndexFort PayneAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade68.3%79.9%83.8%
Completed high school65.2%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college37.1%52.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.1%30.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.7%23.1%29.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fort Payne (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dutton, AL25187%28%
Mentone, AL41787%28%
Fyffe, AL1,37683%22%
Rainsville, AL4,98483%22%
Menlo, GA45282%21%
Fort Payne, AL14,11575%10%

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Chubbuck, ID14,11785%25%
Hickory Hills, IL14,11795%40%
Kerman, CA14,11043%36%
Sault Ste. Marie, MI14,12162%8%
Washington Court House, OH14,12379%16%
Fort Payne, AL14,11575%10%
Source: The Fort Payne, AL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.