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Educational Statistics

School Enrollment by Grade

Population 3 years and over in school

Grade Percent of Age Group Enrolled
Preschool 3.6%
Kindergarten 2.5%
Elementary (1-8) 26.3%
High School (9-12) 14%
College or Graduate School 53.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2007-2011 American Community Survey
Educational Attainment-based on Pike County population of 32,899
County 2013
Graduate/professional degree 14.5%
Bachelor’s/Associates degree 26.5%
Some college, no degree 26.8%
High school graduate/GED 79.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Based on Pike County, AL. Population, 32,899. Percent of Persons Age 25+.

School Enrollment by Age

Age Groups Percent of Age Group Enrolled
3 and 4 years 31.3%
5 to 9 years 93.6%
10 to 14 years 97.9%
15 to 17 years 95.8%
18 and 19 years 90.3%
20 to 24 years 63.2%
25 to 34 years 15.3%
35 years and over 3.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey

Educational Attainment

Degree Percentage
Graduate/professional degree: 9.6 %
Bachelors degree: 12.5 %
Associates degree: 2.7 %
Some college, no degree: 17.5 %
High school graduate/GED: 34 %
9-12th grade (no diploma): 14.8 %
Less than 9th grade: 8.9 %
Source: Claritas

School Systems

Troy City School System

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The Troy City School System is the principal provider of knowledge and skills that will enable students to become responsible and productive citizens, equipped academically and technologically to be successful in the pursuit of post-secondary education and careers. The system will accomplish this by providing a teaching-learning environment that enables students to develop foundational and advanced skills and abilities and by working cooperatively with parents, guardians, and community members.

Troy, Alabama

Teachers Grades Students
Troy Elementary School
(334) 566-1444
112 K-5 1,055
Charles Henderson Middle
(334) 566-5770
25 6-8 345
Charles Henderson High
(334) 566-3510
39 9-12 605
Troy-Pike Regional Center
(334) 566-5395
7 8-12 350

Pike County School System

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The mission of the Pike County School System is to develop individuals who will possess the knowledge, skills, and values essential to becoming productive citizens.

Brundidge, Alabama

Teachers Grades Students
Pike County Elementary
(334) 735-2683
30 K-6 440
Pike County High
(334) 735-3816
33 7-12 470

Goshen, Alabama

Teachers Grades Students
Goshen Elementary
(334) 484-3442
37 K-6 510
Goshen High
(334) 484-3245
29 7-12 485

Banks, Alabama

Teachers Grades Students
Banks School
(334) 243- 5990
28 K-8 370

Public School Career Academies

  • Business & Finance Academy at Pike County High School
  • Aviation Academy at Troy/Pike Regional Center for Technology
  • Global Studies Academy at Troy/Pike Regional Center for Technology
  • Culinary Arts Academy at Charles Henderson High School
  • Agriscience Academy at Goshen High School

Private and Parochial Schools

Troy, Alabama

Teachers Grades Students
Pike Liberal Arts
(334) 566-2023
41 K-12 468
Covenant Christian
(334) 566-0817
4 K-6 37
New Life Christian
(334) 566-0424
7 K3-12 85
Collegedale Christian
(334) 566-0817
8 K3, K4, & K 82

State Colleges and Universities

(Within a 50 mile radius of Pike County)
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Troy University

  • Over 7,000 students in Troy main campus in Troy, AL
  • 59 campuses worldwide boast a total student population of 27,148
  • The main campus offers all the extras that define the traditional college experience;
    • Social organizations
    • Division I athletics
    • Many opportunities to assume campus leadership activities

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Troy University (Main Campus)
(334) 670-3000
Adams Administration Bldg.
Troy, AL 36082

Troy University Montgomery
(334) 241-9532
P.O. Box 4419
Montgomery, AL 36195

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Troy University Dothan
(334) 983-6556
P.O. Box 8368
Dothan, AL 36302

Auburn University Montgomery
(334) 244-3700
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023

Alabama State University
(334) 299-4100
P.O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36195

State Operated Junior, Community, Technical Colleges/Institutions

Alabama Industrial Dev. Training
(334) 242-4158
Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116-3200

John Patterson State Tech College
(334)288-1080
3920 Troy Highway
Montgomery, AL 36116

Trenholm St. Tech College
(334) 420-4200
1225 Air Base Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36108

George Wallace Comm. College
(334)984-2130
5565 Montgomery Hwy.
Dothan, AL 36303

Lurleen B. Wallace State Jr.
(334) 222-6591
P.O. Box 1418
Andalusia, AL 36420

Lurleen B. Wallace College
(334) 382-2133
1205 E. Commerce Street
Greenville, AL 36037

Enterprise-Ozark Comm. College
(334) 347-2623
P.O. Box 1300
Enterprise, AL 36331

Ed Reid State Tech. College
(251) 578-1313
P.O. Box 588
Evergreen, AL 36401