Wheat Ridge school information

IndexWheat RidgeColoradoNational
Average Test Scores53%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools111,42679,235
Total private schools638424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,965

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  • The average school test scores in Wheat Ridge are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Wheat Ridge.
  • 83.4% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed high school.
  • 33.9% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wheat Ridge

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  • Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School10399 West 44Th AvenueGrades: PK - 12Students: 273 · Ratio: 13:167
  • Everitt Middle School3900 Kipling StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 464 · Ratio: 17:138
  • Kullerstrand Elementary School12225 West 38Th AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 253 · Ratio: 13:148
  • Norma Anderson Preschool10801 West 44Th AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 116 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pennington Elementary School4617 Independence StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 266 · Ratio: 16:142
  • Prospect Valley Elementary School3400 Pierson StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 503 · Ratio: 20:173
  • Stevens Elementary School4001 Reed StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Two Roads Charter School10399 West 44Th AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 57 · Ratio: 27:1n/a
  • Wheat Ridge 5-87101 West 38Th AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Wheat Ridge High School9505 West 32Nd AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,321 · Ratio: 19:150
  • Wilmore Davis Elementary School7975 West 41St AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 351 · Ratio: 17:150

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Education level achieved in Wheat Ridge

IndexWheat RidgeColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade83.4%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.4%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college63.1%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.1%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.9%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters11.7%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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Indian Hills, CO1,18189%31%
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,23488%29%
Superior, CO12,71687%28%
Morrison, CO40081%18%
Evergreen, CO8,69080%18%
Wheat Ridge, CO30,65553%23%

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Pueblo West, CO30,65563%8%
Newington, CT30,65285%24%
Springville, UT30,64979%15%
Westfield, NJ30,64790%32%
Kyle, TX30,66486%27%
Wheat Ridge, CO30,65553%23%
Source: The Wheat Ridge, CO 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.