Alexander City school information

IndexAlexander CityAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores41%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools71,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Alexander City, AL educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Alexander City public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 10% higher than than the Alabama average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alexander City public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 14.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alexander City are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Alexander City.
  • 73.7% of people in Alexander City have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Alexander City have completed high school.
  • 14.3% of people in Alexander City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alexander City

IndexAlexander CityAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade73.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college44.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Site, AL79031%38%
Dadeville, AL3,16524%52%
Alexander City, AL14,85941%16%

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Somerton, AZ14,86620%60%
Aldine, TX14,86773%49%
Blytheville, AR14,84916%68%
Forrest City, AR14,87113%74%
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Alexander City, AL14,85941%16%
Source: The Alexander City, 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.