Fort Defiance school information

IndexFort DefianceArizonaNational
Average Test Scores31%36%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schools11,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Fort Defiance, AZ educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Defiance public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 13% lower than than the Arizona average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Defiance public schools is n/a, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 7.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Defiance are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Fort Defiance.
  • 88.6% of people in Fort Defiance have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Fort Defiance have completed high school.
  • 7.8% of people in Fort Defiance have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Defiance

IndexFort DefianceArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade88.6%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Fort Defiance, AZ 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.