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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 23%

Jefferson school information

IndexJeffersonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores52%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools72,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jefferson are 7% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Jefferson
  • 79.5% of people in Jefferson have completed 8th grade
  • 77.5% of people in Jefferson have completed high school
  • 23.2% of people in Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Jefferson

      IndexJeffersonGeorgiaNational
      Completed 8th grade79.5%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school77.5%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college54.2%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.5%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.2%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

      Jefferson, GA School Districts

      • Jackson County School District
      • Jefferson City School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jefferson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jefferson, GA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Jefferson, GA, an average of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bogart, GA1,12762%26%
      Hoschton, GA1,78258%18%
      Talmo, GA19450%1%
      Auburn, GA7,29146%7%
      Bethlehem, GA78245%10%
      Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
      Fairfield, IA9,94271%44%
      Brownsville, TN9,93844%10%
      Elkhorn, WI9,93146%6%
      Hope, AR9,96816%68%
      Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.