Sylvester school information

IndexSylvesterGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores25%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools62,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Sylvester, GA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sylvester public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 29% lower than than the Georgia average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sylvester public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.2% have completed high school, 12.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sylvester are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Sylvester.
  • 71.5% of people in Sylvester have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.2% of people in Sylvester have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in Sylvester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sylvester

IndexSylvesterGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade71.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school69.2%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college36.8%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.4%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.7%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Omega, GA1,11135%30%
Ashburn, GA3,78223%52%
Doerun, GA72322%55%
Sylvester, GA6,10825%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Farmingdale, NY6,10835%30%
Beardstown, IL6,1098%84%
Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,10989%81%
Rochester, IN6,11071%43%
Glenarden, MD6,11044%10%
Sylvester, GA6,10825%49%
Source: The Sylvester, 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.