Florence school information

Average Test Scores45%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools151,30779,221
Total private schools635324,874
Total post-secondary schools21027,963
The Florence, AL educational system consists of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Florence public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 19% higher than than the Alabama average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Florence public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 27.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Florence are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Florence.
  • 81.9% of people in Florence have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Florence have completed high school.
  • 27.1% of people in Florence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Florence

Completed 8th grade81.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.1%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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Florence, AL39,93845%9%

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Florence, AL39,93845%9%
Source: The Florence, 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.