Parker school information

IndexParkerColoradoNational
Average Test Scores45%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools211,42679,221
Total private schools538424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Parker, CO educational system consists of 21 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Parker public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 35% higher than than the Colorado average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Parker public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.3% have completed high school, 53.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Parker are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Parker.
  • 96.5% of people in Parker have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.3% of people in Parker have completed high school.
  • 53.6% of people in Parker have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Parker

IndexParkerColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade96.5%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school96.3%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college84.0%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.6%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41481%64%
Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
Greenwood Village, CO15,20862%25%
Castle Pines, CO10,38954%10%
Stonegate, CO9,47851%4%
Parker, CO48,44245%8%

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Newark, OH48,47771%45%
Roswell, NM48,40723%54%
East Lansing, MI48,39566%33%
Azusa, CA48,49826%48%
Middletown, OH48,52756%14%
Parker, CO48,44245%8%
Source: The Parker, 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.