Sylacauga school information

IndexSylacaugaAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores42%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools101,30779,221
Total private schools235324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Sylacauga, AL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sylacauga public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% higher than than the Alabama average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sylacauga public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.5% have completed high school, 17.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sylacauga are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Sylacauga.
  • 80.5% of people in Sylacauga have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Sylacauga have completed high school.
  • 17.0% of people in Sylacauga have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sylacauga

IndexSylacaugaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wilsonville, AL2,11950%1%
Fayetteville, AL1,43736%27%
Vincent, AL2,10335%30%
Childersburg, AL5,06231%38%
Mignon, AL1,03228%44%
Sylacauga, AL12,69642%15%

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Centralia, IL12,69626%47%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Woodward, OK12,69365%31%
Weigelstown, PA12,69352%5%
Middle Valley, TN12,69966%33%
Sylacauga, AL12,69642%15%
Source: The Sylacauga, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.