University Area school information

IndexUniversity AreaAnchorageAlaska
Average Test Scores27%38%31%
Student/Teacher ration/a19:118:1
Total public schoolsn/a85285
Total private schoolsn/a2055
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a411

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  • The average school test scores in University Area are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in University Area.
  • 89.5% of people in University Area have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.2% of people in University Area have completed high school.
  • 36.1% of people in University Area have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in University Area

IndexUniversity AreaAnchorageAlaska
Completed 8th grade89.5%89.5%88.0%
Completed high school89.2%88.8%87.2%
Completed some college70.9%69.3%64.6%
Completed associate degree44.9%42.8%37.1%
Completed bachelors36.1%34.3%28.8%
Completed masters13.0%12.6%10.4%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.8%2.9%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.1%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Anchorage, AK299,32138%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cincinnati, OH298,01156%15%
Stockton, CA301,44329%41%
St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%
Pittsburgh, PA305,30548%2%
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
Anchorage, AK299,32138%22%
Source: The University Area, Anchorage, AK 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.