Pocatello school information

IndexPocatelloIdahoNational
Average Test Scores44%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools2944679,221
Total private schools68324,874
Total post-secondary schools1347,963
The Pocatello, ID educational system consists of 29 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Pocatello public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 3% higher than than the Idaho average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pocatello public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Idaho and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 29.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pocatello are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Pocatello.
  • 88.1% of people in Pocatello have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in Pocatello have completed high school.
  • 29.9% of people in Pocatello have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pocatello

IndexPocatelloIdahoNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.9%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.9%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chubbuck, ID14,32661%24%
Tyhee, ID1,06650%2%
Inkom, ID86147%4%
Fort Hall, ID3,61710%80%
Pocatello, ID54,59244%11%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenwood, IN54,56475%53%
Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
Normal, IL54,53438%23%
Dublin, CA54,52372%47%
Rosemead, CA54,50748%2%
Pocatello, ID54,59244%11%
Source: The Pocatello, ID 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.