The school systems within Marshall County consistently rank above state and national average for test scores and graduation rates. Several of the schools located within Marshall County have ranked in the top 10 for the state. View Marshall County’s demographics for statistics about the educational attainment of residents in the county.
High School Career / Technical Education
In Marshall County, there is a large focus on career/technical prep programs that help prepare students for future careers in technical programs or post-secondary studies. The county and city school systems consistently rank above the state average for the percentage of students participating in career/tech courses, and have a higher than state average for the percentage of students who are either employed or attend college after completed a career/tech program.
Marshall County’s centralized location in Northeast Alabama places the county within 100 miles of many of Alabama’s top universities and colleges. Additionally, Snead State Community College is located within Marshall County.