University Place school information

IndexUniversity PlaceWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores77%64%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools41,99179,235
Total private schools154824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,965

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  • The average school test scores in University Place are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in University Place.
  • 91.0% of people in University Place have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in University Place have completed high school.
  • 34.9% of people in University Place have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in University Place

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  • Chambers Elementary9101 56Th Ave WGrades: KG - 04Students: 41 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Curtis Junior High3725 Grandview Drive WestGrades: 08 - 09Students: 1,016 · Ratio: 23:173
  • Curtis Senior High8425 40Th WGrades: 10 - 12Students: 1,393 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Drum Intermediate4909 79Th Avenue WGrades: 05 - 07Students: 622 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Evergreen Primary7102 40Th St WGrades: PK - 04Students: 504 · Ratio: 19:176
  • Narrows View Intermediate7813 44Th St WGrades: 05 - 07Students: 672 · Ratio: 19:179
  • Sunset Primary4523 97Th Ave WGrades: KG - 04Students: 415 · Ratio: 17:172
  • University Place Primary2708 W Grandview DrGrades: PK - 04Students: 553 · Ratio: 17:169
  • University Place Special Educ3717 Grandview Drive WGrades: 06 - 08Students: 16 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in University Place

IndexUniversity PlaceWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school90.8%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college73.4%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors34.9%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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Vaughn, WA49873%7%
Edgewood, WA9,53872%6%
University Place, WA31,67077%12%

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University Place, WA31,67077%12%
Source: The University Place, 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.