Muscle Shoals school information

IndexMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores63%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools71,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Muscle Shoals, AL educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Muscle Shoals public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 69% higher than than the Alabama average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Muscle Shoals public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 28.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Muscle Shoals are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Muscle Shoals.
  • 84.5% of people in Muscle Shoals have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Muscle Shoals have completed high school.
  • 28.4% of people in Muscle Shoals have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Muscle Shoals

IndexMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

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

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Underwood-Petersville, AL3,72355%11%
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Florence, AL39,93845%9%
Hatton, AL9040%19%
Muscle Shoals, AL13,58563%29%

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Source: The Muscle Shoals, 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.