Phenix City school information

IndexPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores35%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools191,30779,221
Total private schools535324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Phenix City, AL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Phenix City public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 6% lower than than the Alabama average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Phenix City public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Phenix City are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Phenix City.
  • 82.3% of people in Phenix City have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Phenix City have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in Phenix City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Phenix City

IndexPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Smiths Station, AL5,23544%10%
Ladonia, AL3,03636%27%
Columbus, GA200,30330%40%
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,88223%54%
Phenix City, AL36,99035%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Reynoldsburg, OH36,99574%51%
Parkland, WA36,99837%25%
Los Banos, CA37,01225%49%
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Portage, IN37,05469%41%
Phenix City, AL36,99035%28%
Source: The Phenix City, 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.