Blue Ridge school information

IndexBlue RidgeGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores39%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools42,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Blue Ridge, GA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Blue Ridge public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 9% higher than than the Georgia average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blue Ridge public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.8% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blue Ridge are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Blue Ridge.
  • 74.8% of people in Blue Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.8% of people in Blue Ridge have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Blue Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blue Ridge

IndexBlue RidgeGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Copperhill, TN38944%11%
Ellijay, GA2,30234%30%
Morganton, GA31228%43%
Blue Ridge, GA1,48539%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Akron, IN1,48566%35%
Linn, MO1,48551%3%
Munday, TX1,48576%54%
Akron, IA1,48582%67%
Gregory, SD1,48545%8%
Blue Ridge, GA1,48539%22%
Source: The Blue Ridge, 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.