Gig Harbor school information

IndexGig HarborWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores76%64%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools131,99179,235
Total private schools754824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gig Harbor are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Gig Harbor.
  • 94.1% of people in Gig Harbor have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.5% of people in Gig Harbor have completed high school.
  • 44.6% of people in Gig Harbor have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gig Harbor

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  • Artondale Elementary School6219 40Th Street NwGrades: PK - 05Students: 514 · Ratio: 18:179
  • Discovery Elementary School4905 Rosedale St NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 20:171
  • Gig Harbor High5101 Rosedale St NwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,633 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Goodman Middle School3701 38Th Ave NwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 603 · Ratio: 21:177
  • Harbor Heights Elementary School4002 36Th St NwGrades: PK - 05Students: 575 · Ratio: 20:174
  • Harbor Ridge Middle School9010 Prentice AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 576 · Ratio: 22:175
  • Henderson Bay Alt High School8402 Skansie AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 151 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Kopachuck Middle School10414 56Th St NwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 671 · Ratio: 21:180
  • Minter Creek Elementary12617 118Th Ave NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 361 · Ratio: 18:166
  • Peninsula High School14105 Purdy Dr NwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,383 · Ratio: 23:1n/a
  • Purdy Elementary School13815 62Nd Ave NwGrades: PK - 05Students: 689 · Ratio: 20:185
  • Voyager Elementary5615 Kopachuck Dr NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 48 · Ratio: 22:181

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Compare Gig Harbor, WA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Gig Harbor

IndexGig HarborWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school93.5%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college77.0%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.6%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters19.0%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.4%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.2%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
University Place, WA31,67077%12%
Normandy Park, WA6,49176%12%
Vashon, WA10,44776%11%
Steilacoom, WA6,08375%10%
Vaughn, WA49873%7%
Gig Harbor, WA7,62076%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Heath, TX7,62094%38%
Corning, CA7,61748%29%
Belgrade, MT7,62576%12%
Blanchard, OK7,62586%26%
Glenside, PA7,61484%24%
Gig Harbor, WA7,62076%12%
Source: The Gig Harbor, 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.