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Avg. test scores 81%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 44%

Selma school information

IndexSelmaAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores19%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools211,30779,221
Total private schools435324,874
Total post-secondary schools31027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Selma are 61% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Selma
  • 75.0% of people in Selma have completed 8th grade
  • 74.2% of people in Selma have completed high school
  • 17.0% of people in Selma have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Selma

      IndexSelmaAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade75.0%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school74.2%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college45.3%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.8%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.0%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

      Selma, AL School Districts

      • Dallas County School District
      • Selma City School District

      There are a total of 21 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Selma. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Selma, AL schools is 19%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Selma, AL, an average of 75.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Valley Grande, AL3,85528%43%
      Orrville, AL14417%65%
      Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,33516%68%
      Selma, AL19,65019%61%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Willmar, MN19,64137%25%
      Eustis, FL19,66144%11%
      Mustang, OK19,63777%55%
      Prunedale, CA19,62832%36%
      Rosamond, CA19,67223%54%
      Selma, AL19,65019%61%
      Source: The Selma, 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.