Clanton school information

Average Test Scores36%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools51,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Clanton, AL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clanton public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 4% lower than than the Alabama average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clanton public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.5% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clanton are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Clanton.
  • 74.4% of people in Clanton have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.5% of people in Clanton have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Clanton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clanton

Completed 8th grade74.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school73.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%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 Clanton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marbury, AL1,98942%16%
Jemison, AL2,62241%17%
Billingsley, AL11533%34%
Maplesville, AL78633%34%
Thorsby, AL2,00732%36%
Clanton, AL8,73036%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairless Hills, PA8,73056%14%
Midland, WA8,73044%10%
Perry Heights, OH8,73284%71%
Commerce, TX8,73268%39%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,72731%36%
Clanton, AL8,73036%27%
Source: The Clanton, 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.