Valdosta school information

IndexValdostaGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores37%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools292,16479,221
Total private schools851524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
The Valdosta, GA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Valdosta public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 4% higher than than the Georgia average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Valdosta public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.1% have completed high school, 25.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Valdosta are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Valdosta.
  • 79.2% of people in Valdosta have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.1% of people in Valdosta have completed high school.
  • 25.3% of people in Valdosta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Valdosta

IndexValdostaGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.1%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.6%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.3%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Park, GA90558%17%
Hahira, GA2,87756%13%
Morven, GA53942%15%
Lakeland, GA3,34834%32%
Valdosta, GA56,71737%26%

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Fountain Valley, CA56,67062%25%
Oak Lawn, IL56,77431%36%
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Valdosta, GA56,71737%26%
Source: The Valdosta, 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.