Douglas school information

IndexDouglasGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores31%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools82,16479,221
Total private schools251524,874
Total post-secondary schools11927,963
The Douglas, GA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Douglas public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 11% lower than than the Georgia average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Douglas public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.8% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Douglas are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Douglas.
  • 76.6% of people in Douglas have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.8% of people in Douglas have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Douglas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Douglas

IndexDouglasGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.6%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school73.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college39.4%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Willacoochee, GA1,54957%16%
Broxton, GA1,09840%20%
Pearson, GA2,00033%32%
Ambrose, GA44632%35%
Nicholls, GA4,02132%35%
Douglas, GA11,74231%36%

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Lansdowne, VA11,74289%81%
Smithfield, NC11,74640%19%
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Los Alamos, NM11,73353%7%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,73165%32%
Douglas, GA11,74231%36%
Source: The Douglas, 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.