Fort Gaines school information

IndexFort GainesGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores12%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools42,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Fort Gaines, GA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Gaines public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 65% lower than than the Georgia average and 75% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Gaines public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.6% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Gaines are 75% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fort Gaines.
  • 76.0% of people in Fort Gaines have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.6% of people in Fort Gaines have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Fort Gaines have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Gaines

IndexFort GainesGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.0%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.6%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college37.9%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Abbeville, AL2,62725%50%
Fort Gaines, GA1,04012%75%

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Maud, TX1,04075%51%
Baudette, MN1,04050%1%
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Anacoco, LA1,04090%82%
Pescadero, CA1,04039%22%
Fort Gaines, GA1,04012%75%
Source: The Fort Gaines, 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.