Oak Ridge school information

IndexOak RidgeTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores57%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools81,39079,221
Total private schools343024,874
Total post-secondary schools11897,963
The Oak Ridge, TN educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Oak Ridge public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 10% higher than than the Tennessee average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Ridge public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 39.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Ridge are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Oak Ridge.
  • 88.4% of people in Oak Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in Oak Ridge have completed high school.
  • 39.5% of people in Oak Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Ridge

IndexOak RidgeTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college69.7%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.9%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.5%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters19.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Oak Ridge, TN 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.