Norcross school information

IndexNorcrossGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores27%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools122,16479,221
Total private schools751524,874
Total post-secondary schools51927,963
The Norcross, GA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Norcross public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 22% lower than than the Georgia average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norcross public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norcross are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Norcross.
  • 70.2% of people in Norcross have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.4% of people in Norcross have completed high school.
  • 23.5% of people in Norcross have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norcross

IndexNorcrossGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade70.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school68.4%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johns Creek, GA82,93074%51%
Suwanee, GA18,00169%40%
Milton, GA36,75566%35%
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%
Norcross, GA16,29327%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bostonia, CA16,29551%4%
Menomonie, WI16,29547%5%
Woodcrest, CA16,29629%41%
Oconomowoc, WI16,28959%20%
South River, NJ16,30538%23%
Norcross, GA16,29327%44%
Source: The Norcross, 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.