Gardendale school information

Average Test Scores43%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools41,30779,221
Total private schools335324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Gardendale, AL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gardendale public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 13% higher than than the Alabama average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gardendale public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.7% have completed high school, 27.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gardendale are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Gardendale.
  • 89.5% of people in Gardendale have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Gardendale have completed high school.
  • 27.0% of people in Gardendale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gardendale

Completed 8th grade89.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain Brook, AL20,53284%70%
Trussville, AL20,87260%21%
Warrior, AL3,19852%6%
Kimberly, AL2,84050%1%
West Jefferson, AL46247%4%
Gardendale, AL13,75043%14%

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Baker, LA13,75454%10%
Olivehurst, CA13,75526%47%
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,75875%51%
Circleville, OH13,76170%42%
Lyndhurst, OH13,73680%63%
Gardendale, AL13,75043%14%
Source: The Gardendale, 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.