Avg. test scores NAT. AVG.
High school dipl. NAT. AVG.
Bachelors degree NAT. AVG.
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Athens school information

Index Athens Georgia National
Average Test Scores33%42%48%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Athens are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Athens
  • 83.9% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade
  • 82.6% of people in Athens have completed high school
  • 40.8% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Athens

      Index Athens Georgia National
      Completed 8th grade83.9%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school82.6%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college64.8%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree47.0%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors40.8%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters20.3%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.4%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.6%1.3%1.3%

      Athens, GA School Districts

      • Clarke County School District
      • Jackson County School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Athens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Athens, GA schools is 33%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Athens, GA, an average of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.6% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Bishop, GA39475%55.2%
      Watkinsville, GA2,93270%46.1%
      Bogart, GA1,54266%36.5%
      Jefferson, GA11,61962%29.2%
      Comer, GA1,82557%18.8%
      Athens, GA124,96233%31.3%

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      Pearland, TX125,81765%36.4%
      Topeka, KS125,81932%32.4%
      Athens, GA124,96233%31.3%
      Source: The Athens, GA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.