Lake City school information

IndexLake CityGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores35%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools12,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Lake City, GA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake City public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 2% lower than than the Georgia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake City public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.3% have completed high school, 12.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake City are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Lake City.
  • 73.2% of people in Lake City have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.3% of people in Lake City have completed high school.
  • 12.4% of people in Lake City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake City

IndexLake CityGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.3%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lake City (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peachtree City, GA34,98867%36%
Avondale Estates, GA3,09553%8%
Fayetteville, GA16,78049%1%
Druid Hills, GA13,44443%13%
Tyrone, GA7,12141%17%
Lake City, GA2,71235%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Swanton, VT2,71230%40%
Eagle Lake, MN2,71280%62%
Woodbury, TN2,71258%18%
Royston, GA2,71342%16%
Pearisburg, VA2,71478%59%
Lake City, GA2,71235%30%
Source: The Lake City, 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.