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Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 37%

Huntsville school information

IndexHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores48%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools551,30779,221
Total private schools2735324,874
Total post-secondary schools91027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Huntsville are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 55 public schools in Huntsville
  • 86.7% of people in Huntsville have completed 8th grade
  • 85.9% of people in Huntsville have completed high school
  • 41.5% of people in Huntsville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Huntsville

      IndexHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade86.7%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school85.9%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college70.9%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree49.5%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors41.5%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.9%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%

      Huntsville, AL School Districts

      • Huntsville City School District
      • Madison County School District

      There are a total of 55 public schools, 27 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Huntsville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Huntsville, AL schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Huntsville, AL, an average of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Madison, AL46,39670%42%
      Owens Cross Roads, AL1,79955%11%
      Moores Mill, AL6,49352%6%
      New Market, AL1,20151%3%
      Harvest, AL5,08050%1%
      Huntsville, AL188,97348%2%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Tallahassee, FL188,46650%1%
      Salt Lake City, UT191,44639%20%
      Grand Prairie, TX185,63171%45%
      Mobile, AL193,71732%35%
      Grand Rapids, MI193,88730%38%
      Huntsville, AL188,97348%2%
      Source: The Huntsville, 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.