Buford school information

IndexBufordGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores55%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools102,16479,221
Total private schools351524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Buford, GA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buford public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 56% higher than than the Georgia average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buford public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.5% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Buford are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Buford.
  • 75.0% of people in Buford have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.5% of people in Buford have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Buford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buford

IndexBufordGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade75.0%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school69.5%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.0%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.4%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johns Creek, GA82,93074%51%
Suwanee, GA18,00169%40%
Cumming, GA5,74066%34%
Hoschton, GA1,78258%18%
Sugar Hill, GA20,88958%17%
Buford, GA13,92755%12%

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Kings Park West, VA13,92589%80%
Collingswood, NJ13,92547%4%
Morris, IL13,93038%22%
Hazel Crest, IL13,92421%57%
Allouez, WI13,93342%15%
Buford, GA13,92755%12%
Source: The Buford, 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.