Olympia school information

IndexOlympiaWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores64%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools231,99179,235
Total private schools1054824,875
Total post-secondary schools31477,965

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  • The average school test scores in Olympia are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Olympia.
  • 92.0% of people in Olympia have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.3% of people in Olympia have completed high school.
  • 43.4% of people in Olympia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Olympia

IndexOlympiaWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.3%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college75.8%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree51.5%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors43.4%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters17.4%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
DuPont, WA8,85165%32%
Steilacoom, WA6,08364%30%
North Fort Lewis, WA3,43462%26%
Lacey, WA44,03152%7%
Longbranch, WA3,14752%6%
Olympia, WA47,84764%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salina, KS47,89436%26%
Antelope, CA47,79840%19%
Murray, UT47,90941%16%
Newark, OH47,74471%45%
Alexandria, LA47,98353%9%
Olympia, WA47,84764%30%
Source: The Olympia, WA 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.