Powder Springs school information

IndexPowder SpringsGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores45%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools112,16479,221
Total private schools351524,874
Total post-secondary schools11927,963
The Powder Springs, GA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Powder Springs public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 29% higher than than the Georgia average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Powder Springs public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.2% have completed high school, 34.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Powder Springs are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Powder Springs.
  • 88.3% of people in Powder Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Powder Springs have completed high school.
  • 34.9% of people in Powder Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Powder Springs

IndexPowder SpringsGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college68.0%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.7%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.9%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marietta, GA59,71453%7%
Kennesaw, GA32,66949%0%
Acworth, GA21,82448%3%
Dallas, GA12,62240%19%
Villa Rica, GA14,75540%19%
Powder Springs, GA14,59645%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yankton, SD14,58545%9%
Deming, NM14,58214%71%
Cahokia, IL14,5746%87%
Bloomsburg, PA14,61958%18%
Greensburg, PA14,57268%38%
Powder Springs, GA14,59645%8%
Source: The Powder Springs, 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.