Covington school information

IndexCovingtonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores30%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools202,16479,221
Total private schools451524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Covington, GA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Covington public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 15% lower than than the Georgia average and 39% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Covington public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.5% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Covington are 39% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Covington.
  • 74.7% of people in Covington have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Covington have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Covington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Covington

IndexCovingtonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.7%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.5%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.1%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mansfield, GA41646%7%
Social Circle, GA4,35038%23%
Oxford, GA2,10038%24%
Conyers, GA15,68234%31%
Monroe, GA13,25332%34%
Covington, GA13,66730%39%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Richton Park, IL13,66825%50%
McMinnville, TN13,66447%5%
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Sharon, PA13,65935%29%
Heber, UT13,65547%5%
Covington, GA13,66730%39%
Source: The Covington, 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.