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Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 31%

Americus school information

IndexAmericusGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores22%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools92,16479,221
Total private schools251524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Americus are 55% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Americus
  • 74.2% of people in Americus have completed 8th grade
  • 73.2% of people in Americus have completed high school
  • 21.0% of people in Americus have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Americus

      IndexAmericusGeorgiaNational
      Completed 8th grade74.2%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school73.2%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college48.8%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.2%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.0%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters12.5%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.7%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.3%1.3%1.3%

      Americus, GA School Districts

      • Sumter County School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Americus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Americus, GA schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Americus, GA, an average of 74.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ellaville, GA1,95746%7%
      Americus, GA16,18522%55%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Avocado Heights, CA16,18835%28%
      Floral Park, NY16,18959%19%
      Hope Mills, NC16,18940%18%
      Dublin, GA16,18916%68%
      Wailuku, HI16,17942%16%
      Americus, GA16,18522%55%
      Source: The Americus, 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.