Colby school information

IndexColbyWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores38%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools31,86979,221
Total private schools187224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Colby, WI educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colby public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 18% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colby public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.5% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colby are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Colby.
  • 80.5% of people in Colby have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.5% of people in Colby have completed high school.
  • 9.0% of people in Colby have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colby

IndexColbyWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.5%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college35.5%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.1%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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Colby, WI1,96438%22%

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Source: The Colby, WI 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.