Marietta school information

Average Test Scores53%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools552,16479,221
Total private schools1951524,874
Total post-secondary schools81927,963
The Marietta, GA educational system consists of 55 public schools, 19 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Marietta public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 50% higher than than the Georgia average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marietta public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.4% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marietta are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 55 public schools in Marietta.
  • 83.8% of people in Marietta have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Marietta have completed high school.
  • 36.9% of people in Marietta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Marietta

Completed 8th grade83.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college65.4%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milton, GA36,75566%35%
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Roswell, GA93,96853%8%
Woodstock, GA27,96452%5%
Kennesaw, GA32,66949%0%
Marietta, GA59,71453%7%

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Petaluma, CA59,75747%5%
Springfield, OH59,76164%30%
Lakeville, MN59,78671%43%
Gardena, CA59,89829%41%
St. Clair Shores, MI59,91644%10%
Marietta, GA59,71453%7%
Source: The Marietta, 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.