Castle Rock school information

IndexCastle RockColoradoNational
Average Test Scores34%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio76:117:116:1
Total public schools131,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Castle Rock, CO educational system consists of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Castle Rock public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 2% higher than than the Colorado average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Castle Rock public schools is 76:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 48.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Castle Rock are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Castle Rock.
  • 94.9% of people in Castle Rock have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Castle Rock have completed high school.
  • 48.5% of people in Castle Rock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Castle Rock

IndexCastle RockColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college82.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.8%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.5%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.2%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Castle Rock, 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.