Irondale school information

Average Test Scores37%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Irondale, AL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Irondale public schools have average test scores of 37% which is equal to than the Alabama average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Irondale public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.0% have completed high school, 31.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Irondale are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Irondale.
  • 85.4% of people in Irondale have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.0% of people in Irondale have completed high school.
  • 31.9% of people in Irondale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Irondale

Completed 8th grade85.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain Brook, AL20,53284%70%
Vestavia Hills, AL34,24378%58%
Homewood, AL25,65268%38%
Shoal Creek, AL1,44866%34%
Indian Springs Village, AL2,52962%25%
Irondale, AL12,38837%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
California, MD12,38642%14%
Grand Terrace, CA12,39335%30%
Ringwood, NJ12,39854%10%
Waxhaw, NC12,39868%39%
Port Lavaca, TX12,37476%54%
Irondale, AL12,38837%24%
Source: The Irondale, 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.