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Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 10%

Mobile school information

IndexMobileAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores32%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools601,30779,221
Total private schools3935324,874
Total post-secondary schools131027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mobile are 35% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 60 public schools in Mobile
  • 84.7% of people in Mobile have completed 8th grade
  • 83.7% of people in Mobile have completed high school
  • 27.4% of people in Mobile have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Mobile, AL Schools

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      Education level achieved in Mobile

      IndexMobileAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.7%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school83.7%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college58.8%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.6%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.4%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.7%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

      Mobile, AL School Districts

      • Mobile County School District

      There are a total of 60 public schools, 39 private schools and 13 post-secondary schools in Mobile. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mobile, AL schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Mobile, AL, an average of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Spanish Fort, AL7,82558%18%
      Fairhope, AL17,99655%11%
      Saraland, AL13,77853%7%
      Daphne, AL24,29551%3%
      Tillmans Corner, AL18,62048%3%
      Mobile, AL193,71732%35%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Grand Rapids, MI193,88730%38%
      Salt Lake City, UT191,44639%20%
      Augusta, GA196,78422%56%
      Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
      Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
      Mobile, AL193,71732%35%
      Source: The Mobile, 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.