Sweetwater school information

IndexSweetwaterTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores54%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools51,39079,221
Total private schools243024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The Sweetwater, TN educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sweetwater public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 4% higher than than the Tennessee average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sweetwater public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.3% have completed high school, 17.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sweetwater are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Sweetwater.
  • 74.6% of people in Sweetwater have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.3% of people in Sweetwater have completed high school.
  • 17.2% of people in Sweetwater have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sweetwater

IndexSweetwaterTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade74.6%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school72.3%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college41.2%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.5%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Sweetwater, TN5,87754%11%

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Source: The Sweetwater, TN 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.