Fort Oglethorpe school information

IndexFort OglethorpeGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores34%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools32,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Fort Oglethorpe, GA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Oglethorpe public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 2% lower than than the Georgia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Oglethorpe public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 15.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Oglethorpe are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Fort Oglethorpe.
  • 78.8% of people in Fort Oglethorpe have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Fort Oglethorpe have completed high school.
  • 15.0% of people in Fort Oglethorpe have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Oglethorpe

IndexFort OglethorpeGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.6%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Fort Oglethorpe, 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.