St. Marys school information

IndexSt. MarysGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores47%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools52,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The St. Marys, GA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. St. Marys public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 32% higher than than the Georgia average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. Marys public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 26.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in St. Marys are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in St. Marys.
  • 87.7% of people in St. Marys have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in St. Marys have completed high school.
  • 26.4% of people in St. Marys have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in St. Marys

IndexSt. MarysGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college64.5%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.4%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.0%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. Marys (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The St. Marys, 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.