Burien school information

IndexBurienWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores46%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools81,99179,235
Total private schools254824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,965

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  • The average school test scores in Burien are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Burien.
  • 80.9% of people in Burien have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.9% of people in Burien have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in Burien have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burien

IndexBurienWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school79.9%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college57.1%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.8%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.1%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters7.1%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,08088%79%
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA21,31388%79%
Mercer Island, WA23,63683%69%
Sammamish, WA49,07781%65%
Clyde Hill, WA3,09778%59%
Burien, WA49,29146%7%

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Harrisburg, PA49,29733%33%
Huntersville, NC49,27957%17%
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,31666%35%
Coral Gables, FL49,31973%48%
Doral, FL49,36367%36%
Burien, WA49,29146%7%
Source: The Burien, WA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.