Palouse school information

IndexPalouseWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores42%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:120:116:1
Total public schools41,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Palouse, WA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palouse public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 13% lower than than the Washington average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palouse public schools is 13:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 39.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palouse are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Palouse.
  • 93.3% of people in Palouse have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.3% of people in Palouse have completed high school.
  • 39.4% of people in Palouse have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palouse

IndexPalouseWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college73.9%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Colfax, WA2,85171%44%
Pullman, WA32,17664%31%
Garfield, WA49960%22%
Moscow, ID24,85552%5%
Steptoe, WA15750%1%
Palouse, WA1,04842%14%

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Hazel Green, WI1,04852%5%
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Palouse, WA1,04842%14%
Source: The Palouse, 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.