Cortez school information

Average Test Scores42%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools121,42679,235
Total private schools338424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Cortez are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Cortez.
  • 84.4% of people in Cortez have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Cortez have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in Cortez have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cortez

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  • Battle Rock Charter School11247 County Road GGrades: KG - 06Students: 37 · Ratio: 37:1n/a
  • Cortez Middle School450 West 2Nd StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 638 · Ratio: 14:145
  • Kemper Elementary School620 East MontezumaGrades: KG - 05Students: 404 · Ratio: 18:146
  • Lewis-Arriola Elementary School21434 Road UGrades: KG - 05Students: 121 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Manaugh Elementary School300 East 4Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 296 · Ratio: 14:136
  • Mesa Elementary School703 West 7Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 402 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Montezuma-Cortez High School206 West 7Th StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 721 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Preschool/Jumpstart510 North Neech StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 9 · Ratio: 88:1n/a
  • Southwest Open Charter SchoolP O Box DdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 176 · Ratio: 26:117

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Education level achieved in Cortez

Completed 8th grade84.4%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.9%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college60.5%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.1%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters10.2%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dolores, CO98762%9%
Cortez, CO8,51542%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Menominee, MI8,51670%2%
Perkasie, PA8,51187%27%
Closter, NJ8,51990%32%
New Windsor, NY8,52051%25%
Hornell, NY8,50856%18%
Cortez, CO8,51542%38%
Source: The Cortez, CO 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.