Lynden school information

IndexLyndenWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools71,99179,221
Total private schools454824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Lynden, WA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lynden public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 15% higher than than the Washington average and 13% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lynden public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 29.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lynden are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lynden.
  • 89.3% of people in Lynden have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in Lynden have completed high school.
  • 29.0% of people in Lynden have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lynden

IndexLyndenWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade89.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college66.0%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.8%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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Geneva, WA2,63060%21%
Bellingham, WA84,46257%17%
Nooksack, WA1,76355%12%
Sumas, WA1,77555%11%
Deming, WA24649%0%
Lynden, WA13,20456%13%

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Mount Dora, FL13,20450%1%
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Lynden, WA13,20456%13%
Source: The Lynden, 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.