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  • Sumter Youth Development Campus
  • 300 Mcmath Mill Rd, Americus
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 24
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Sumter County Middle School
  • 200 Industrial Blvd, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Sumter County Elementary School
  • 438 Bumphead Rd, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 695
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Sumter County Intermediate School
  • 439 Bumphead Rd, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 497
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter Hs S)
  • 805 Harrold Ave, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 955
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Sumter County Early Learning Center (old Sarah Cobb Es)
  • 1901 Valley Dr, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 738
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Sumter County Primary School
  • 123 Learning Ln, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 959
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Americus Sumter 9th Grade Academy
  • 915 N Lee St, Americus
  • Sumter County
  • Grades: 9 - 9 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Americus school information

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
The Americus, GA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Americus public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 38% lower than than the Georgia average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Americus public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.2% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Americus

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.

To customize your list of Americus schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Americus, GA schools.

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.