Glendale school information

IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
Average Test Scores35%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools771,86379,221
Total private schools1331624,874
Total post-secondary schools91487,963
The Glendale, AZ educational system consists of 77 public schools, 13 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Glendale public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 1% lower than than the Arizona average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glendale public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.6% have completed high school, 21.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glendale are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 77 public schools in Glendale.
  • 80.3% of people in Glendale have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.6% of people in Glendale have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Glendale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glendale

IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
Peoria, AZ158,67750%1%
Litchfield Park, AZ5,44946%7%
Goodyear, AZ72,62939%20%
Surprise, AZ127,49239%21%
Glendale, AZ239,94335%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winston-Salem, NC238,47436%27%
Chandler, AZ242,13155%12%
Hialeah, FL235,62650%2%
Lubbock, TX244,50769%40%
Garland, TX234,81072%47%
Glendale, AZ239,94335%28%
Source: The Glendale, 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.