Williston school information

IndexWillistonNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores29%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:112:116:1
Total public schools1227279,221
Total private schools24724,874
Total post-secondary schools1307,963
The Williston, ND educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Williston public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 30% lower than than the North Dakota average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Williston public schools is 12:1, compared to 12:1 in North Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 23.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Williston are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Williston.
  • 89.2% of people in Williston have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Williston have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Williston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Williston

IndexWillistonNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williston, ND23,90229%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Washington, MD23,89520%59%
Muscatine, IA23,90971%44%
North Haven, CT23,88847%4%
Corsicana, TX23,92368%39%
Watertown, WI23,87845%8%
Williston, ND23,90229%41%
Source: The Williston, ND 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.