Fairburn school information

IndexFairburnGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores23%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools52,16479,221
Total private schools551524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Fairburn, GA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fairburn public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 36% lower than than the Georgia average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fairburn public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 24.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fairburn are 54% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Fairburn.
  • 84.8% of people in Fairburn have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Fairburn have completed high school.
  • 24.6% of people in Fairburn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fairburn

IndexFairburnGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.2%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.6%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peachtree City, GA34,98867%36%
Fayetteville, GA16,78049%1%
Sharpsburg, GA57448%3%
Tyrone, GA7,12141%17%
Newnan, GA35,64241%17%
Fairburn, GA13,86023%54%

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Big Bear City, CA13,85924%52%
Auburn, CA13,85846%6%
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Oneonta, NY13,86352%6%
Brookside, DE13,85329%41%
Fairburn, GA13,86023%54%
Source: The Fairburn, 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.