Alpharetta school information

IndexAlpharettaGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores60%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools222,16479,221
Total private schools1351524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Alpharetta, GA educational system consists of 22 public schools, 13 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alpharetta public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 70% higher than than the Georgia average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alpharetta public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.8% have completed high school, 64.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alpharetta are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in Alpharetta.
  • 96.0% of people in Alpharetta have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.8% of people in Alpharetta have completed high school.
  • 64.1% of people in Alpharetta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alpharetta

IndexAlpharettaGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school95.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college86.5%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.1%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters26.3%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.4%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johns Creek, GA82,93074%51%
Suwanee, GA18,00169%40%
Milton, GA36,75566%35%
Cumming, GA5,74066%34%
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%

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Mansfield, TX63,14183%69%
Cheyenne, WY62,87949%0%
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Bowling Green, KY62,82445%9%
Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%
Source: The Alpharetta, 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.