Folkston school information

IndexFolkstonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores28%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools42,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Folkston, GA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Folkston public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 20% lower than than the Georgia average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Folkston public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.9% have completed high school, 9.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Folkston are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Folkston.
  • 71.0% of people in Folkston have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.9% of people in Folkston have completed high school.
  • 9.7% of people in Folkston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Folkston

IndexFolkstonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade71.0%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school67.9%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college31.2%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.4%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.7%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hilliard, FL3,13167%36%
Folkston, GA5,21028%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodstock, VA5,20874%50%
Eaton Rapids, MI5,21240%18%
Montevideo, MN5,20753%8%
Westwood, KY5,21540%20%
Robbins, IL5,21618%63%
Folkston, GA5,21028%42%
Source: The Folkston, 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.