Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 38%
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Albany school information

Average Test Scores26%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools352,16479,221
Total private schools551524,874
Total post-secondary schools41927,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Albany are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 35 public schools in Albany
  • 77.7% of people in Albany have completed 8th grade
  • 76.3% of people in Albany have completed high school
  • 18.7% of people in Albany have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Albany

      Completed 8th grade77.7%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school76.3%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college53.0%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.2%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.7%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters7.3%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

      Albany, GA School Districts

      • Dougherty School District

      There are a total of 35 public schools, 5 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Albany. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Albany, GA schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Albany, GA, an average of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Leesburg, GA2,98956%16.2%
      Baconton, GA82032%34.0%
      Albany, GA75,65726%45.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Auburn, WA75,60748%0.7%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72148%0.6%
      Evanston, IL75,47246%3.9%
      Kalamazoo, MI75,88534%29.0%
      Baytown, TX75,31043%9.7%
      Albany, GA75,65726%45.5%
      Source: The Albany, 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.