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77%
  • Eura Brown Elementary School
  • 1231 Alcott Rd, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
52%
  • Mitchell Elementary School
  • 1501 Noccalula Rd, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 370
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
37%
  • Gadsden Middle School
  • 612 Tracy St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 483
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
32%
  • Gadsden City High School
  • 1917 Black Creek Parkway, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,535
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • Donehoo Elementary School
  • 1109 E Broad St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
32%
  • Thompson Elementary School
  • 236 Goldenrod Ave, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 229
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
32%
  • Gaston High School
  • 4550 Us Highway 411, Gadsden
  • Etowah County
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • Floyd Elementary School
  • 601 Black Creek Rd, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 376
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Striplin Elementary School
  • 600 Cleveland Ave, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 350
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
28%
  • Sansom Middle School
  • 2210 W Meighan Blvd, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 454
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
25%
  • Walnut Pk Elementary School
  • 3200 Walnut St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 269
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
19%
  • Litchfield Middle School
  • 1109 Hoke St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 200
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Adams Elementary School
  • 919 Raley St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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  • Therapeutic Academyemic Prog
  • 607 S 12th St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Gadsden City Alt School
  • 607 S 12th St, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • C I T Y Prog
  • 435 E Chestnut, Gadsden
  • Gadsden City
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 13
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Gadsden school information

IndexGadsdenAlabamaNational
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
The Gadsden, AL educational system consists of 21 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gadsden public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 10% lower than than the Alabama average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gadsden public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.6% have completed high school, 14.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gadsden

IndexGadsdenAlabamaNational
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%

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.

To customize your list of Gadsden schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gadsden, AL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

Cities with similar population

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.