Grand Bay school information

IndexGrand BayAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores36%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Grand Bay, AL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Grand Bay public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 5% lower than than the Alabama average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grand Bay public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.0% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Grand Bay are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Grand Bay.
  • 81.0% of people in Grand Bay have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.0% of people in Grand Bay have completed high school.
  • 11.5% of people in Grand Bay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Grand Bay

IndexGrand BayAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tillmans Corner, AL18,62048%3%
Hurley, MS1,02046%7%
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Theodore, AL6,22133%33%
Pascagoula, MS22,16333%34%
Grand Bay, AL3,84136%28%

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Lambertville, NJ3,84150%1%
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Grand Bay, AL3,84136%28%
Source: The Grand Bay, 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.