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Avg. test scores 76%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 66%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Dawson, GA School Districts

      • Terrell County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dawson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dawson, GA schools is 12%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Dawson, GA, an average of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.5% have completed high school.

      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.
      Raynham Center, MA4,35772%47%
      Coopertown, TN4,35759%20%
      Gang Mills, NY4,35760%21%
      Lyons, GA4,36430%40%
      Edwardsville, KS4,36435%30%
      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.