Palisade school information

Average Test Scores37%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools21,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Palisade, CO educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palisade public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 10% higher than than the Colorado average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palisade public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 25.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palisade are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Palisade.
  • 83.1% of people in Palisade have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Palisade have completed high school.
  • 25.7% of people in Palisade have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palisade

Completed 8th grade83.1%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college62.8%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.7%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.7%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grand Junction, CO60,63031%37%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,49727%45%
Fruitvale, CO7,85425%50%
Clifton, CO20,02121%58%
Palisade, CO2,63037%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Geneva, WA2,63060%21%
Owensville, MO2,63053%8%
Bourg, LA2,63076%55%
Cadiz, KY2,63045%9%
Westhampton, NY2,63150%1%
Palisade, CO2,63037%24%
Source: The Palisade, CO 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.