Waycross school information

IndexWaycrossGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores90%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools202,17679,235
Total private schools151524,875
Total post-secondary schools21947,965

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  • The average school test scores in Waycross are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Waycross.
  • 70.4% of people in Waycross have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.1% of people in Waycross have completed high school.
  • 13.5% of people in Waycross have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Waycross

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  • Center Elementary School2114 Dorothy StGrades: KG - 05Students: 456 · Ratio: 15:191
  • Harrell Psychoeducational Program1310 Bailey StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Memorial Drive Elementary School2580 Ambrose StGrades: KG - 05Students: 392 · Ratio: 14:190
  • Ruskin Elementary School3550 Valdosta HwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 467 · Ratio: 14:186
  • Wacona Elementary School3101 State StGrades: PK - 05Students: 943 · Ratio: 21:189
  • Ware County High School700 Victory DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,523 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Ware County Middle School2301 Cherokee StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 718 · Ratio: 14:190
  • Waresboro Elementary School3379 W Church StGrades: KG - 05Students: 416 · Ratio: 14:191
  • Waycross Middle School700 Central AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 589 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center3275 Harris RdGrades: 06 - 10Students: 14 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Williams Heights Elementary School705 Dewey StGrades: KG - 05Students: 447 · Ratio: 16:196

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Education level achieved in Waycross

IndexWaycrossGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade70.4%81.6%83.8%
Completed high school68.1%80.1%82.4%
Completed some college40.3%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree19.7%35.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.5%28.3%29.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Patterson, GA87096%41%
Hoboken, GA66395%39%
Blackshear, GA3,48589%31%
Waycross, GA14,36390%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Elizario, TX14,36084%24%
Englewood, FL14,36664%7%
Riverhead, NY14,35458%16%
Lincoln, IL14,38284%23%
Tavares, FL14,34352%23%
Waycross, GA14,36390%32%
Source: The Waycross, GA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.