West Seattle school information

IndexWest SeattleSeattleWashington
Average Test Scores68%57%48%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:120:1
Total public schoolsn/a1541,991
Total private schoolsn/a87548
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a30147

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  • The average school test scores in West Seattle are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West Seattle.
  • 96.0% of people in West Seattle have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.8% of people in West Seattle have completed high school.
  • 59.2% of people in West Seattle have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Seattle

IndexWest SeattleSeattleWashington
Completed 8th grade96.0%92.6%87.5%
Completed high school95.8%92.1%86.6%
Completed some college84.9%83.4%67.7%
Completed associate degree67.6%67.2%43.3%
Completed bachelors59.2%60.4%33.6%
Completed masters23.0%24.9%12.3%
Completed professional degree6.9%8.7%3.6%
Completed doctorate2.5%3.7%1.5%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,16988%79%
Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
Lake Forest Park, WA13,15680%63%
Clyde Hill, WA3,19778%59%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
El Paso, TX678,05876%54%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Source: The West Seattle, Seattle, WA 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.