Arlington school information

IndexArlingtonWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores44%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:120:116:1
Total public schools101,99179,221
Total private schools254824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Arlington, WA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Arlington public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 9% lower than than the Washington average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arlington public schools is 26:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.3% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Arlington are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Arlington.
  • 85.4% of people in Arlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Arlington have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Arlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Big Lake, WA1,90467%36%
Lake Stevens, WA30,35262%25%
Stanwood, WA6,68558%17%
Langley, WA1,30047%5%
Marysville, WA64,95537%25%
Arlington, WA18,74944%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Salt Lake, UT18,75347%5%
Secaucus, NJ18,73744%10%
East Hemet, CA18,76434%32%
Mill Creek East, WA18,77177%55%
Macomb, IL18,77133%32%
Arlington, WA18,74944%10%
Source: The Arlington, WA 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.