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Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 20%
Bachelors degree 28%

Gainesville school information

IndexGainesvilleGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores30%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools422,16479,221
Total private schools751524,874
Total post-secondary schools31927,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gainesville are 38% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Gainesville
  • 68.2% of people in Gainesville have completed 8th grade
  • 66.2% of people in Gainesville have completed high school
  • 21.8% of people in Gainesville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gainesville

      IndexGainesvilleGeorgiaNational
      Completed 8th grade68.2%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school66.2%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college44.7%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.1%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.8%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters8.6%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

      Gainesville, GA School Districts

      • Gainesville City School District
      • Forsyth County School District
      • Hall County School District

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Gainesville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gainesville, GA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Gainesville, GA, an average of 68.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hoschton, GA1,78258%18%
      Sugar Hill, GA20,88958%17%
      Buford, GA13,92755%12%
      Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
      Talmo, GA19450%1%
      Gainesville, GA37,90630%38%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Roy, UT37,85330%38%
      Lima, OH37,83660%21%
      Brookfield, WI37,99167%37%
      Wheeling, IL38,00821%56%
      Apache Junction, AZ37,77529%40%
      Gainesville, GA37,90630%38%
      Source: The Gainesville, 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.