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  • Benton Elementary School
  • 5488 Highway 441, Nicholson
  • Jackson County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 342
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Nicholson school information

IndexNicholsonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores30%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools12,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Nicholson, GA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nicholson public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 16% lower than than the Georgia average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nicholson public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.5% have completed high school, 12.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Nicholson

IndexNicholsonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade62.9%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school60.5%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college37.4%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.9%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Nicholson, GA School Districts

Jackson County School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Nicholson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Nicholson, GA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Nicholson, GA, an average of 62.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 60.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Nicholson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Nicholson, GA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bogart, GA1,12762%26%
Ila, GA40762%26%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
Colbert, GA63347%4%
Danielsville, GA88742%16%
Nicholson, GA1,54230%40%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradis, LA1,54284%70%
Union Point, GA1,54220%60%
Lanark, IL1,54240%20%
Hancock, MD1,54237%25%
Edgar, WI1,54144%11%
Nicholson, GA1,54230%40%
Source: The Nicholson, 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.
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