Dawson school information

IndexDawsonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores12%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools32,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Dawson, GA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dawson public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 66% lower than than the Georgia average and 76% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dawson public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.5% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dawson are 76% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dawson.
  • 72.5% of people in Dawson have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Dawson have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Dawson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dawson

IndexDawsonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade72.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.5%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college43.3%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dawson, GA4,36012%76%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coopertown, TN4,35759%20%
Gang Mills, NY4,35760%21%
Raynham Center, MA4,35772%47%
Edwardsville, KS4,36435%30%
Denton, MD4,36435%28%
Dawson, GA4,36012%76%
Source: The Dawson, 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.