Portland school information

IndexPortlandOregonNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools1711,09779,235
Total private schools8836124,875
Total post-secondary schools33897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Portland are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 171 public schools in Portland.
  • 88.4% of people in Portland have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.8% of people in Portland have completed high school.
  • 44.4% of people in Portland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Portland

IndexPortlandOregonNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%85.9%83.8%
Completed high school87.8%84.9%82.4%
Completed some college73.9%64.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree51.5%38.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.4%30.1%29.3%
Completed masters17.7%11.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.7%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethany, OR21,65884%71%
Cedar Mill, OR15,48279%60%
Oak Hills, OR11,94678%59%
Lake Oswego, OR37,31078%58%
West Linn, OR25,71075%52%
Portland, OR602,56851%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oklahoma City, OK600,72961%25%
Louisville, KY605,76240%19%
Milwaukee, WI598,07821%57%
Las Vegas, NV597,35355%12%
Baltimore, MD622,27120%59%
Portland, OR602,56851%3%
Source: The Portland, OR 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.