Penton school information

IndexPentonAlabamaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a37%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Penton, AL educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Penton public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Alabama average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Penton public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 30.8% have completed high school, 2.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Penton are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Penton.
  • 73.7% of people in Penton have completed 8th grade.
  • 30.8% of people in Penton have completed high school.
  • 2.6% of people in Penton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Penton

IndexPentonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade73.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school30.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college8.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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Huguley, AL2,25740%20%
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Wadley, AL89027%46%
Penton, AL172n/a 

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Penton, AL172n/a 
Source: The Penton, 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.