Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 30%
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Augusta school information

Average Test Scores24%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools542,16479,221
Total private schools1451524,874
Total post-secondary schools71927,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Augusta are 50% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 54 public schools in Augusta
  • 79.9% of people in Augusta have completed 8th grade
  • 78.3% of people in Augusta have completed high school
  • 21.2% of people in Augusta have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Augusta

      Completed 8th grade79.9%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school78.3%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college52.9%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.0%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.2%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters8.1%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.3%1.3%

      Augusta, GA School Districts

      • Richmond County School District

      There are a total of 54 public schools, 14 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Augusta. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Augusta, GA schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Augusta, GA, an average of 79.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Martinez, GA35,47664%32.8%
      Evans, GA34,27064%32.0%
      Belvedere, SC5,71459%21.6%
      North Augusta, SC22,31055%14.5%
      Grovetown, GA12,84848%0.5%
      Augusta, GA196,78424%50.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Amarillo, TX197,57048%1.3%
      Akron, OH198,50845%6.0%
      Shreveport, LA198,57153%10.0%
      Grand Rapids, MI193,88737%22.4%
      Yonkers, NY199,72543%10.0%
      Augusta, GA196,78424%50.2%
      Source: The Augusta, 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.