Ellijay school information

IndexEllijayGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores34%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools62,16479,221
Total private schools251524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Ellijay, GA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ellijay public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 3% lower than than the Georgia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ellijay public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.7% have completed high school, 12.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ellijay are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Ellijay.
  • 67.1% of people in Ellijay have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.7% of people in Ellijay have completed high school.
  • 12.9% of people in Ellijay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ellijay

IndexEllijayGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade67.1%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school65.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college34.1%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.7%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.9%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blue Ridge, GA1,48539%22%
Morganton, GA31228%43%
Ellijay, GA2,30234%30%

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Glenville, CT2,30266%34%
Prague, OK2,30181%64%
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Ellijay, GA2,30234%30%
Source: The Ellijay, 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.