Waycross school information

IndexWaycrossGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores42%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools202,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
The Waycross, GA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Waycross public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 20% higher than than the Georgia average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waycross public schools is 16:1, 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, 74.0% have completed high school, 14.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Waycross are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Waycross.
  • 76.1% of people in Waycross have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.0% of people in Waycross have completed high school.
  • 14.0% of people in Waycross have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waycross

IndexWaycrossGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.0%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.9%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Patterson, GA56059%20%
Blackshear, GA3,54647%5%
Hoboken, GA65647%5%
Deenwood, GA2,19542%16%
Waycross, GA14,18842%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dentsville, SC14,19235%30%
New Franklin, OH14,19587%77%
Setauket-East Setauket, NY14,17469%40%
Greenlawn, NY14,20880%62%
Brooklyn Park, MD14,15930%40%
Waycross, GA14,18842%14%
Source: The Waycross, 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.