Golden school information

IndexGoldenColoradoNational
Average Test Scores64%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio30:117:116:1
Total public schools191,42679,235
Total private schools438424,875
Total post-secondary schools11387,965

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  • The average school test scores in Golden are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Golden.
  • 90.9% of people in Golden have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.4% of people in Golden have completed high school.
  • 53.5% of people in Golden have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Golden

IndexGoldenColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school90.4%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college78.1%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree61.0%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors53.5%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters24.9%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.9%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Indian Hills, CO1,18189%31%
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,23488%29%
Superior, CO12,71687%28%
Morrison, CO40081%18%
Evergreen, CO8,69080%18%
Golden, CO19,75964%6%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Converse, TX19,73885%25%
Bear, DE19,73282%20%
Germantown, WI19,79192%36%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72590%32%
Eastchester, NY19,80086%26%
Golden, CO19,75964%6%
Source: The Golden, 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.