Dalton school information

IndexDaltonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores27%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools322,17679,235
Total private schools551524,875
Total post-secondary schools21947,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dalton are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Dalton.
  • 62.0% of people in Dalton have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.3% of people in Dalton have completed high school.
  • 18.4% of people in Dalton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dalton

IndexDaltonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade62.0%81.6%83.8%
Completed high school58.3%80.1%82.4%
Completed some college39.2%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%35.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.4%28.3%29.3%
Completed masters7.2%10.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ringgold, GA3,64745%9%
Cohutta, GA67145%10%
Indian Springs, GA2,52942%15%
Tunnel Hill, GA98642%15%
Varnell, GA1,76640%19%
Dalton, GA33,33627%46%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holland, MI33,34250%1%
Wake Forest, NC33,31963%29%
Jackson, MI33,31731%37%
Elk Grove Village, IL33,28839%21%
Northbrook, IL33,39665%32%
Dalton, GA33,33627%46%
Source: The Dalton, GA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.