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Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 29%
Bachelors degree 42%

Dalton school information

IndexDaltonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores27%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools322,16479,221
Total private schools551524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dalton are 46% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Dalton
  • 62.4% of people in Dalton have completed 8th grade
  • 59.3% of people in Dalton have completed high school
  • 17.7% of people in Dalton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dalton

      IndexDaltonGeorgiaNational
      Completed 8th grade62.4%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school59.3%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college42.0%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.4%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.7%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters5.7%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

      Dalton, GA School Districts

      • Whitfield County School District
      • Dalton City School District

      There are a total of 32 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Dalton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dalton, GA schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Dalton, GA, an average of 62.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 59.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ringgold, GA4,34445%9%
      Cohutta, GA69045%10%
      Indian Springs, GA3,10442%15%
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05642%15%
      Varnell, GA1,81640%19%
      Dalton, GA33,65327%46%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Long Beach, NY33,67046%6%
      Salisbury, NC33,67427%45%
      Pikesville, MD33,62549%0%
      Riviera Beach, FL33,68343%13%
      Benton, AR33,61347%5%
      Dalton, GA33,65327%46%
      Source: The Dalton, 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.