Prescott school information

IndexPrescottArizonaNational
Average Test Scores44%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools211,86379,221
Total private schools431624,874
Total post-secondary schools41487,963
The Prescott, AZ educational system consists of 21 public schools, 4 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Prescott public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 24% higher than than the Arizona average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Prescott public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 38.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Prescott are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Prescott.
  • 93.1% of people in Prescott have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Prescott have completed high school.
  • 38.9% of people in Prescott have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Prescott

IndexPrescottArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college77.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.9%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,96547%4%
Prescott Valley, AZ41,07034%32%
Chino Valley, AZ11,01528%44%
Mayer, AZ1,75912%77%
Prescott, AZ41,09044%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prescott Valley, AZ41,07034%32%
Manassas, VA41,14979%60%
Edmonds, WA41,02057%15%
Shelton, CT40,97960%22%
Beverly, MA40,96765%32%
Prescott, AZ41,09044%10%
Source: The Prescott, AZ 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.