Glenwood Springs school information

IndexGlenwood SpringsColoradoNational
Average Test Scores31%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools81,42679,221
Total private schools238424,874
Total post-secondary schools31387,963
The Glenwood Springs, CO educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Glenwood Springs public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 9% lower than than the Colorado average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glenwood Springs public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 32.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glenwood Springs are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Glenwood Springs.
  • 82.5% of people in Glenwood Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Glenwood Springs have completed high school.
  • 32.0% of people in Glenwood Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glenwood Springs

IndexGlenwood SpringsColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.0%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.4%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carbondale, CO6,57133%34%
New Castle, CO4,61026%48%
Glenwood Springs, CO9,80631%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Poulsbo, WA9,80660%22%
Croydon, PA9,80760%21%
Russellville, AL9,80424%51%
Bluffdale, UT9,80947%4%
Rodeo, CA9,79831%38%
Glenwood Springs, CO9,80631%38%
Source: The Glenwood Springs, CO 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.