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Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 18%

Dothan school information

IndexDothanAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores40%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools231,30779,221
Total private schools1035324,874
Total post-secondary schools31027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dothan are 19% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Dothan
  • 82.3% of people in Dothan have completed 8th grade
  • 81.3% of people in Dothan have completed high school
  • 25.0% of people in Dothan have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dothan

      IndexDothanAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school81.3%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college57.7%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.9%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

      Dothan, AL School Districts

      • Dothan City School District
      • Houston County School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Dothan. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dothan, AL schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Dothan, AL, an average of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Newton, AL1,51650%2%
      Rehobeth, AL1,73250%1%
      Webb, AL1,39447%4%
      Cottonwood, AL1,31643%13%
      Slocomb, AL1,58943%13%
      Dothan, AL68,06640%19%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pittsburg, CA67,99827%44%
      North Richland Hills, TX67,99481%65%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%
      Frederick, MD68,22950%2%
      St. Charles, MO68,34162%25%
      Dothan, AL68,06640%19%
      Source: The Dothan, 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.