Top 3 Best Dawson Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,050 students in Dawson, GA (there are 1 private school, serving 400 private students). 72% of all K-12 students in Dawson, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Dawson, GA are Cooper-carver Elementary School, Terrell High School and Terrell Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dawson, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Dawson have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Dawson, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cooper-carver Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2843
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #22.
Terrell High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2544
Grades: 9-12
| 312 students
Rank: #33.
Terrell Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2828
Grades: 6-8
| 249 students
Rank: n/an/a
Terrell Regional Youth Detention Center
Special Education School
1666 Albany Hwy
Dawson, GA 39842
(404) 508-6570
Grades: 7-11
| 6 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dawson, Georgia

Dawson, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
455 Greenwave Drive
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-5451
Grades: 3-5
| 336 students
201 Greenwave Blvd.
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2544
Grades: 6-12
| 830 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dawson, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Dawson, GA include Cooper-carver Elementary School, Terrell High School and Terrell Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Dawson, GA?
4 public schools are located in Dawson, GA.
What percentage of students in Dawson, GA go to public school?
72% of all K-12 students in Dawson, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dawson, GA?
Dawson, GA public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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