Arvada school information

IndexArvadaColoradoNational
Average Test Scores37%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools351,42679,221
Total private schools738424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
The Arvada, CO educational system consists of 35 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Arvada public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 10% higher than than the Colorado average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arvada public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.4% have completed high school, 37.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Arvada are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 35 public schools in Arvada.
  • 90.8% of people in Arvada have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.4% of people in Arvada have completed high school.
  • 37.9% of people in Arvada have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arvada

IndexArvadaColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college70.7%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.7%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41481%64%
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Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
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Arvada, CO113,53237%24%

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Arvada, CO113,53237%24%
Source: The Arvada, CO 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.