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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 3%

Montgomery school information

IndexMontgomeryAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores30%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools591,30779,221
Total private schools3235324,874
Total post-secondary schools131027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Montgomery are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 59 public schools in Montgomery
  • 81.5% of people in Montgomery have completed 8th grade
  • 80.6% of people in Montgomery have completed high school
  • 31.2% of people in Montgomery have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Montgomery, AL Schools

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      Education level achieved in Montgomery

      IndexMontgomeryAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.5%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school80.6%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college60.3%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.6%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.2%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters12.2%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.4%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.0%1.3%

      Montgomery, AL School Districts

      • Montgomery County School District

      There are a total of 59 public schools, 32 private schools and 13 post-secondary schools in Montgomery. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Montgomery, AL schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Montgomery, AL, an average of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Prattville, AL35,10751%4%
      Wetumpka, AL7,65447%4%
      Coosada, AL1,18547%4%
      Pine Level, AL3,91841%18%
      Millbrook, AL15,04522%55%
      Montgomery, AL201,71730%40%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Moreno Valley, CA202,06124%52%
      Aurora, IL200,90731%38%
      Columbus, GA200,30330%40%
      Fayetteville, NC203,67039%20%
      Yonkers, NY199,72534%31%
      Montgomery, AL201,71730%40%
      Source: The Montgomery, 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.