Port Townsend school information

IndexPort TownsendWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores66%64%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools51,99179,235
Total private schools254824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Port Townsend are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Port Townsend.
  • 91.9% of people in Port Townsend have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in Port Townsend have completed high school.
  • 45.3% of people in Port Townsend have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Port Townsend

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  • Blue Heron Middle School3939 San Juan AveGrades: 01 - 08Students: 469 · Ratio: 20:168
  • Grant Street Elementary1637 Grant StGrades: PK - 08Students: 383 · Ratio: 18:163
  • Port Townsend High School1500 Van Ness StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 514 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Port Townsend Special Education3939 San Juan Ave.Grades: 01 - 04Students: 15 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Port Townsend

IndexPort TownsendWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.9%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college76.8%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.3%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters18.6%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.5%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coupeville, WA2,12870%3%
Oak Harbor, WA22,22065%5%
Sequim, WA6,65164%6%
Port Townsend, WA9,16866%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ellisville, MO9,16272%6%
Hartland, WI9,16192%35%
Marina del Rey, CA9,15754%21%
Aiea, HI9,18159%13%
Prineville, OR9,18459%13%
Port Townsend, WA9,16866%4%
Source: The Port Townsend, 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.