Forest Park school information

IndexForest ParkGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores20%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools112,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
The Forest Park, GA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Forest Park public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 44% lower than than the Georgia average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest Park public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.7% have completed high school, 9.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Forest Park are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Forest Park.
  • 63.2% of people in Forest Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.7% of people in Forest Park have completed high school.
  • 9.2% of people in Forest Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest Park

IndexForest ParkGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade63.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school59.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college30.7%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.2%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avondale Estates, GA3,09553%8%
Fayetteville, GA16,78049%1%
Druid Hills, GA13,44443%13%
Tyrone, GA7,12141%17%
North Decatur, GA16,65240%19%
Forest Park, GA19,15620%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Matteson, IL19,14634%32%
Milledgeville, GA19,14621%57%
Bellwood, IL19,14612%75%
Dixon, CA19,14433%34%
Stillwater, MN19,14271%45%
Forest Park, GA19,15620%60%
Source: The Forest Park, 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.