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.

Best Schools in Golden

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  • Bell Middle School1001 Ulysses StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 505 · Ratio: 18:163
  • Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Elementary School11719 Ranch Elsie RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 123 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Compass Montessori - Golden Charter School4441 Salvia StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 367 · Ratio: 17:153
  • Connections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C1200 Johnson RoadGrades: 07 - 12Students: 56 · Ratio: 5:16
  • Fairmount Elementary School15975 West 50Th AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 621 · Ratio: 20:182
  • Free Horizon Montessori Charter School581 Conference PlaceGrades: PK - 06Students: 381 · Ratio: 18:159
  • Golden High School701 24Th StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,276 · Ratio: 22:158
  • Jeffco'S 21St Century Virtual Academy1829 Denver West Drive Bldg #2Grades: 07 - 12Students: 156 · Ratio: 17:141
  • John And Karen Litz Preschool13950 West 20Th AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 8 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kyffin Elementary School205 North Flora WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 579 · Ratio: 20:185
  • Manning Options School13200 West 32Nd AvenueGrades: 07 - 08Students: 442 · Ratio: 22:190
  • Maple Grove Elementary School3085 Alkire StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 393 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Mitchell Elementary School201 Rubey DriveGrades: KG - 06Students: 583 · Ratio: 20:178
  • Mountain Phoenix Community School11398 Ranch Elsie RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 64 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pleasant View Elementary School15920 West 10Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 274 · Ratio: 18:135
  • Ralston Elementary School25856 Columbine GlenGrades: KG - 06Students: 38 · Ratio: 20:193
  • Rocky Mountain Deaf School1921 Youngfield StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 56 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Shelton Elementary School420 Crawford StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 403 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Welchester Elementary School13000 West 10Th AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 30 · Ratio: 16:152

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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%

Cities with similar population

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.