Tifton school information

IndexTiftonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores31%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools122,16479,221
Total private schools351524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
The Tifton, GA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Tifton public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 13% lower than than the Georgia average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tifton public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Tifton are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Tifton.
  • 76.1% of people in Tifton have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Tifton have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Tifton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tifton

IndexTiftonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.3%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Omega, GA1,11135%30%
Unionville, GA1,62535%30%
Norman Park, GA1,21331%37%
Tifton, GA16,69131%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Altoona, IA16,69283%69%
New Milford, NJ16,68255%12%
Parole, MD16,67966%35%
Roosevelt, NY16,67528%44%
Center Point, AL16,71119%62%
Tifton, GA16,69131%38%
Source: The Tifton, 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.