Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 51%

Gadsden school information

Average Test Scores34%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools211,30779,221
Total private schools535324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gadsden are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Gadsden
  • 72.2% of people in Gadsden have completed 8th grade
  • 70.6% of people in Gadsden have completed high school
  • 14.7% of people in Gadsden have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gadsden

      Completed 8th grade72.2%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school70.6%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college46.0%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.6%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.7%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.2%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

      Gadsden, AL School Districts

      • Gadsden City School District
      • Etowah County School District

      There are a total of 21 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gadsden. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gadsden, AL schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Gadsden, AL, an average of 72.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Southside, AL8,56351%4%
      Steele, AL1,08950%1%
      Ivalee, AL75850%1%
      Jacksonville, AL12,82748%2%
      Glencoe, AL5,12248%3%
      Gadsden, AL36,23534%31%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Leander, TX36,20477%57%
      Lewiston, ME36,27723%54%
      Brighton, CO36,30722%55%
      Franklin, WI36,15567%35%
      Columbia, TN36,13043%12%
      Gadsden, AL36,23534%31%
      Source: The Gadsden, 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.