Augusta school information

IndexAugustaGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores22%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools542,16479,221
Total private schools1451524,874
Total post-secondary schools71927,963
The Augusta, GA educational system consists of 54 public schools, 14 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Augusta public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 38% lower than than the Georgia average and 56% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Augusta public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Augusta are 56% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 54 public schools in Augusta.
  • 79.9% of people in Augusta have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in Augusta have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Augusta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Augusta

IndexAugustaGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.9%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college52.9%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Evans, GA34,27058%18%
North Augusta, SC22,31052%6%
Martinez, GA35,47651%4%
Burnettown, SC2,76750%1%
Belvedere, SC5,71448%3%
Augusta, GA196,78422%56%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
Glendale, CA197,89552%6%
Akron, OH198,50857%15%
Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%
Augusta, GA196,78422%56%
Source: The Augusta, GA 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.