Centre school information

Average Test Scores46%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools41,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Centre, AL educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Centre public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 23% higher than than the Alabama average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Centre public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.8% have completed high school, 14.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Centre are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Centre.
  • 72.5% of people in Centre have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.8% of people in Centre have completed high school.
  • 14.3% of people in Centre have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Centre

Completed 8th grade72.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sand Rock, AL52642%16%
Cedar Bluff, AL1,99440%20%
Hokes Bluff, AL4,29939%20%
Gaylesville, AL16335%30%
Spring Garden, AL12026%47%
Centre, AL3,57346%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Unicoi, TN3,57355%11%
Barrington Hills, IL3,57467%36%
Morganfield, KY3,57142%14%
Le Roy, IL3,57034%31%
Hot Springs, SD3,57046%6%
Centre, AL3,57346%7%
Source: The Centre, 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.