Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 11%

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

Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Florence, AL Schools

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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%

      Florence, AL School Districts

      • Lauderdale County School District
      • Florence City School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Florence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Florence, AL schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Florence, AL, an average of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.5% have completed high school.

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      Tuscumbia, AL8,50633%32%
      Sheffield, AL9,06731%37%
      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.