Anniston school information

Average Test Scores24%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools191,30779,221
Total private schools535324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Anniston, AL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Anniston public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 37% lower than than the Alabama average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Anniston public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.0% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Anniston are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Anniston.
  • 77.8% of people in Anniston have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.0% of people in Anniston have completed high school.
  • 21.9% of people in Anniston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Anniston

Completed 8th grade77.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school76.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hobson City, AL90461%23%
White Plains, AL91554%9%
Oxford, AL21,20251%4%
Jacksonville, AL12,82748%2%
Heflin, AL3,48943%12%
Anniston, AL22,44124%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blue Island, IL22,44617%66%
Benbrook, TX22,40381%64%
Derry, NH22,39250%3%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Okemos, MI22,49364%30%
Anniston, AL22,44124%52%
Source: The Anniston, 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.