Avg. test scores 14%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 11%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Gardendale, AL School Districts

      • Jefferson County School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gardendale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gardendale, AL schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gardendale, AL, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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.