Sandy Springs school information

IndexSandy SpringsGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores41%35%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Sandy Springs, GA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sandy Springs public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 15% higher than than the Georgia average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sandy Springs public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.2% have completed high school, 60.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sandy Springs are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Sandy Springs.
  • 93.5% of people in Sandy Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.2% of people in Sandy Springs have completed high school.
  • 60.7% of people in Sandy Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sandy Springs

IndexSandy SpringsGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.2%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college81.0%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.7%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters23.5%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.1%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johns Creek, GA82,93074%51%
Milton, GA36,75566%35%
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%
Roswell, GA93,96853%8%
Sandy Springs, GA102,21241%18%

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Sandy Springs, GA102,21241%18%
Source: The Sandy Springs, 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.