Kirkland school information

IndexKirklandWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores68%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools251,99179,221
Total private schools554824,874
Total post-secondary schools21477,963
The Kirkland, WA educational system consists of 25 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Kirkland public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 40% higher than than the Washington average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kirkland public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.9% have completed high school, 58.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kirkland are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Kirkland.
  • 95.1% of people in Kirkland have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.9% of people in Kirkland have completed high school.
  • 58.0% of people in Kirkland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kirkland

IndexKirklandWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college84.6%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.9%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.0%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters21.0%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,16988%79%
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA22,01588%79%
Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
Sammamish, WA62,13681%65%
Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
Kirkland, WA85,81268%37%

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Concord, NC85,75349%1%
Fishers, IN85,88778%59%
Sugar Land, TX85,68189%80%
Citrus Heights, CA85,95424%51%
Clifton, NJ85,57841%17%
Kirkland, WA85,81268%37%
Source: The Kirkland, WA 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.