Seattle school information

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores65%64%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools1541,99179,235
Total private schools8754824,875
Total post-secondary schools301477,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Seattle are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 154 public schools in Seattle.
  • 91.8% of people in Seattle have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Seattle have completed high school.
  • 57.9% of people in Seattle have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Seattle

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  • Adams Elementary School6110 28 Av NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 435 · Ratio: 19:175
  • Ae #2 (Decatur)7711 43 Av NeGrades: PK - 05Students: 349 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Aki Kurose Middle School3928 S Graham StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 587 · Ratio: 18:148
  • Alki Elementary School3010 59 Av SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 374 · Ratio: 20:176
  • Arbor Heights Elementary School3701 Sw 104 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 376 · Ratio: 19:165
  • Arts & Academics Academy830 Sw 116Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 333 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • As #1 (Pinehurst) K-811530 12 Av NeGrades: PK - 08Students: 151 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • B F Day Elementary School3921 Linden Av NGrades: KG - 05Students: 33 · Ratio: 17:157
  • Ballard High School1418 Nw 65 StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,606 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Beacon Hill Elementary School2025 14 Av SGrades: KG - 05Students: 449 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Beverly Park Elem At Glendale1201 S 104Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 516 · Ratio: 18:145
  • Birth To 3 ContractsP.O. Box 34165Grades: PK - PKStudents: 203 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Boyer Clinic1850 Boyer Ave EGrades: PK - PKStudents: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Boyer Clinic1850 Boyer Ave EGrades: PK - PKStudents: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Brighton Elementary School7740 34 Ave SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 367 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Broadview-Thomson Elementary School13052 Greenwood Av NGrades: PK - 08Students: 762 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Bryant Elementary School3311 Ne 60 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 57 · Ratio: 21:190
  • Bryn Mawr Elementary School8212 S 118Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 502 · Ratio: 20:159
  • Campbell Hill Elementary School6418 S 124Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 387 · Ratio: 20:158
  • Cascade Middle School11212 10Th Ave SwGrades: 07 - 08Students: 534 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Catharine Blaine K-82550 34 Av WGrades: KG - 08Students: 547 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Childhaven302 Broadway AvGrades: PK - 05Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Childhaven302 Broadway AvGrades: PK - 05Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cleveland High School5511 15 Ave SGrades: 09 - 12Students: 738 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Coe Elementary School2424 7 Av WGrades: KG - 05Students: 433 · Ratio: 17:181
  • Concord Elementary School723 S Concord StGrades: PK - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 18:158
  • Daniel Bagley Elementary School7821 Stone Av NGrades: KG - 05Students: 386 · Ratio: 19:184
  • Dearborn Park Elementary School2820 S Orcas StGrades: KG - 05Students: 357 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Denny Middle School8402 30 Av SwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 782 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Dimmitt Middle School12320 80Th Ave SGrades: 06 - 08Students: 923 · Ratio: 21:158
  • Dunlap Elementary School4525 S Cloverdale StGrades: PK - 05Students: 429 · Ratio: 18:151
  • Eckstein Middle School3003 Ne 75 StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,213 · Ratio: 22:179
  • Education Service Centers1330 N 90 StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Emerson Elementary School9709 60 Av SGrades: KG - 05Students: 375 · Ratio: 16:138
  • Evening School (Marshall)4400 Interlake Ave NGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Experimental Education Unit1959 Ne Pacific StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 7 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Franklin High School3013 S Mt Baker BvGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,302 · Ratio: 23:1n/a
  • Garfield High School400 23 AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,786 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Gatewood Elementary School4320 Sw Myrtle StGrades: KG - 05Students: 461 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Gatzert Elementary School1301 E Yesler WyGrades: PK - 05Students: 359 · Ratio: 15:147
  • Graham Hill Elementary School5149 S Graham StGrades: PK - 05Students: 399 · Ratio: 18:155
  • Green Lake Elementary School2400 N 65 StGrades: PK - 05Students: 288 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Greenwood Elementary School144 Nw 80 StGrades: PK - 05Students: 353 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Hamilton International Middle School4400 Interlake Ave NGrades: 06 - 08Students: 854 · Ratio: 20:185
  • Hawthorne Elementary School4100 39 Av SGrades: PK - 05Students: 301 · Ratio: 14:137
  • Hay Elementary School201 Garfield StGrades: KG - 05Students: 488 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Head Start2445 3Rd Ave SGrades: PK - PKStudents: 18 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Head Start9700 8Th Avenue SwGrades: PK - PKStudents: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Health Sciences & Human Services830 Sw 116Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 366 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • High Point Elementary School6760 34 Av SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 377 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Highland Park Elementary School1012 Sw Trenton StGrades: PK - 05Students: 419 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Hilltop Elementary12250 24Th Ave SGrades: PK - 06Students: 60 · Ratio: 18:149
  • Home School Resource Center1330 N 90 StGrades: KG - 12Students: 175 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Hutch School527 Minor Av NGrades: PK - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ingraham High School1819 N 135 StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 973 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Interagency ProgramsPo Box 34165Grades: 06 - 12Students: 361 · Ratio: 13:15
  • Jane Addams K-811051 34 Ave NeGrades: KG - 08Students: 462 · Ratio: 17:166
  • John Muir Elementary School3301 S Horton StGrades: KG - 05Students: 415 · Ratio: 20:154
  • John Rogers Elementary School4030 Ne 109 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 281 · Ratio: 18:172
  • John Stanford International Elementary4057 5 Av NeGrades: KG - 05Students: 427 · Ratio: 20:191
  • Kimball Elementary School3200 23 Av SGrades: KG - 05Students: 497 · Ratio: 18:167
  • King County Detention Center1211 E Alder Ms 1-FGrades: 06 - 12Students: 82 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lafayette Elementary School2645 California Av SwGrades: KG - 05Students: 524 · Ratio: 21:187
  • Lakeridge Elementary School7400 S 115Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 439 · Ratio: 18:146
  • Laurelhurst Elementary School4530 46 Av NeGrades: KG - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 21:192
  • Lawton Elementary School4000 27 Av WGrades: KG - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 20:190
  • Leschi Elementary School135 32 AvGrades: KG - 05Students: 348 · Ratio: 16:152
  • Lowell Elementary School1058 E Mercer StGrades: PK - 05Students: 561 · Ratio: 20:189
  • Loyal Heights Elementary School2511 Nw 80 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 23:191
  • Madison Middle School3429 45 Ave SwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 849 · Ratio: 20:171
  • Madrona K-81121 33 AvGrades: PK - 08Students: 358 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Manhattan Learning Center18367 8Th Ave SGrades: 07 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Maple Elementary School4925 Corson Av SGrades: KG - 05Students: 461 · Ratio: 19:172
  • Mc Donald Elementary4400 Interlake Av NGrades: KG - 05Students: 55 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Mcclure Middle School1915 1 Av WGrades: 06 - 08Students: 517 · Ratio: 20:175
  • Mcgilvra Elementary School1617 38 Av EGrades: KG - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 17:182
  • Mercer Middle School1600 S Columbian WyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 806 · Ratio: 18:179
  • Middle College High School1330 N 90 StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 175 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Montlake Elementary School2409 22 Av EGrades: KG - 05Students: 252 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Mount View Elementary11427 3Rd Av SGrades: PK - 06Students: 578 · Ratio: 18:152
  • Nathan Hale High School10750 30 Av NeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 113 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • New Start614 Sw 120Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 116 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • North Beach Elementary School9018 24 Av NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 328 · Ratio: 20:184
  • Northgate Elementary School11725 1 Av NeGrades: PK - 05Students: 263 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Nova High School300 20 Ave EGrades: 09 - 12Students: 332 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Olympic Hills Elementary School13018 20 Av NeGrades: PK - 05Students: 27 · Ratio: 13:162
  • Olympic View Elementary School504 Ne 95 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 488 · Ratio: 20:179
  • Orca (Columbia)5215 46 Ave SGrades: KG - 08Students: 502 · Ratio: 20:159
  • Pathfinder K-81901 Sw Genesee StGrades: KG - 08Students: 478 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Queen Anne Elementary4400 Interlake Ave NGrades: KG - 05Students: 113 · Ratio: 27:1n/a
  • Rainier Beach High School8815 Seward Park Av SGrades: 09 - 12Students: 425 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Rainier View Elementary School11650 Beacon Av SGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Residential Consortium2142 10 Av WGrades: PK - 12Students: 48 · Ratio: 0:13
  • Roosevelt High School1410 Ne 66 StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 170 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Roxhill Elementary School9430 30 Av SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 347 · Ratio: 14:154
  • Sacajawea Elementary School9501 20 Av NeGrades: KG - 05Students: 272 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Salmon Bay School1810 Nw 65 StGrades: KG - 08Students: 59 · Ratio: 19:178
  • Sand Point Elementary6208 60 Ave NeGrades: KG - 05Students: 8 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Sanislo Elementary School1812 Sw Myrtle StGrades: KG - 05Students: 314 · Ratio: 19:157
  • Schmitz Park Elementary School5000 Sw Spokane StGrades: KG - 05Students: 414 · Ratio: 22:178
  • Sea-Tac Occupational Skills Center18010 8Th Ave SGrades: 10 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sealth High School2600 Sw ThistleGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,074 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center301 21St Ave EGrades: 06 - 12Students: 215 · Ratio: 15:17
  • South Lake High School8601 Rainier Ave SGrades: 09 - 12Students: 165 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Southern Heights Elementary11249 14Th Ave SGrades: PK - 06Students: 321 · Ratio: 18:158
  • Special Education Home Instruction1330 N 90 StGrades: PK - 05Students: 4 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Special Education Service SchoolPo Box 34165Grades: PK - 12Students: 172 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Stevens Elementary School1242 18 Av EGrades: KG - 05Students: 383 · Ratio: 17:171
  • Technology Engineering & Communications830 Sw 116Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 323 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • The Center School305 Harrison StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 30 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • The New School At South Shore4800 S Henderson StGrades: KG - 08Students: 606 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary2401 S Irving StGrades: PK - 05Students: 423 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Tops K-82500 Franklin Av EGrades: PK - 08Students: 514 · Ratio: 19:175
  • Van Asselt Elementary School8311 Beacon Av SGrades: KG - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 17:165
  • View Ridge Elementary School7047 50 Av NeGrades: PK - 05Students: 556 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Viewlands Elementary School10525 3 Av NwGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Washington Middle School2101 S Jackson StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 106 · Ratio: 21:170
  • Wedgwood Elementary School2720 Ne 85 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 45 · Ratio: 21:195
  • West Seattle High School3000 California Av SwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,018 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • West Woodland Elementary School5601 4 Av NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 458 · Ratio: 20:193
  • White Center Heights Elementary10015 6Th Avenue SouthwestGrades: PK - 06Students: 569 · Ratio: 17:138
  • Whitman Middle School9201 15 Av NwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 958 · Ratio: 21:174
  • Whittier Elementary School1320 Nw 75 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 22:192
  • Wing Luke Elementary School3701 S Kenyon StGrades: KG - 05Students: 356 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Woodside18637 8Th Ave SGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Seattle

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.2%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college81.9%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree65.0%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors57.9%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters23.5%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.3%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,08092%34%
Mercer Island, WA23,63690%32%
Sammamish, WA49,07787%28%
Bainbridge Island, WA23,20686%26%
Redmond, WA56,70486%26%
Seattle, WA637,85065%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boston, MA639,59449%28%
Denver, CO633,77741%40%
Washington, DC633,73644%36%
Nashville, TN624,26140%41%
Baltimore, MD622,27170%3%
Seattle, WA637,85065%4%
Source: The Seattle, 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.