Black Diamond school information

IndexBlack DiamondWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores62%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools21,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Black Diamond, WA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Black Diamond public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 29% higher than than the Washington average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Black Diamond public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 28.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Black Diamond are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Black Diamond.
  • 90.6% of people in Black Diamond have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.9% of people in Black Diamond have completed high school.
  • 28.2% of people in Black Diamond have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Black Diamond

IndexBlack DiamondWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.9%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.0%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.2%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maple Valley, WA25,09373%49%
Hobart, WA6,47473%47%
Newcastle, WA11,18973%47%
Tanner, WA1,09072%45%
Lake Tapps, WA13,03069%40%
Black Diamond, WA4,32162%27%

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Black Diamond, WA4,32162%27%
Source: The Black Diamond, 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.