Jacksonville school information

IndexJacksonvilleAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores48%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools51,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Jacksonville, AL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Jacksonville public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 28% higher than than the Alabama average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jacksonville public schools is 16:1, 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, 84.7% have completed high school, 32.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jacksonville are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Jacksonville.
  • 85.4% of people in Jacksonville have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Jacksonville have completed high school.
  • 32.8% of people in Jacksonville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jacksonville

IndexJacksonvilleAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hobson City, AL90461%23%
White Plains, AL91554%9%
Oxford, AL21,20251%4%
Glencoe, AL5,12248%3%
Heflin, AL3,48943%12%
Jacksonville, AL12,82748%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calera, AL12,83938%22%
Santa Fe, TX12,83969%40%
Lone Tree, CO12,80850%1%
Grovetown, GA12,84841%17%
Lakeside, VA12,80670%42%
Jacksonville, AL12,82748%2%
Source: The Jacksonville, 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.