Orange Beach school information

IndexOrange BeachAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores64%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools11,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Orange Beach, AL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Orange Beach public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 69% higher than than the Alabama average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Orange Beach public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.2% have completed high school, 37.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Orange Beach are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Orange Beach.
  • 89.0% of people in Orange Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.2% of people in Orange Beach have completed high school.
  • 37.2% of people in Orange Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Orange Beach

IndexOrange BeachAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gulf Shores, AL11,25247%5%
Elberta, AL1,40040%20%
Foley, AL16,74135%29%
Summerdale, AL91029%42%
Orange Beach, AL5,79164%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chadron, NE5,79271%45%
Spencer, MA5,79063%28%
Hollidaysburg, PA5,79055%12%
Cheraw, SC5,79346%8%
Greenville, PA5,79448%3%
Orange Beach, AL5,79164%29%
Source: The Orange Beach, 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.