Clarkesville school information

IndexClarkesvilleGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores48%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools42,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schools11927,963
The Clarkesville, GA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Clarkesville public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 37% higher than than the Georgia average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarkesville public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.7% have completed high school, 29.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clarkesville are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Clarkesville.
  • 81.5% of people in Clarkesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.7% of people in Clarkesville have completed high school.
  • 29.4% of people in Clarkesville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clarkesville

IndexClarkesvilleGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.4%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Demorest, GA1,90241%16%
Toccoa, GA8,37438%23%
Cornelia, GA4,20436%26%
Cleveland, GA3,75035%28%
Mount Airy, GA1,23135%28%
Clarkesville, GA1,79648%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Centerburg, OH1,79676%53%
Batavia, OH1,79675%53%
West Lawn, PA1,79670%41%
Mansura, LA1,79696%94%
Lusk, WY1,79641%18%
Clarkesville, GA1,79648%2%
Source: The Clarkesville, 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.