Appleton school information

Average Test Scores50%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools341,86979,221
Total private schools1987224,874
Total post-secondary schools41147,963
The Appleton, WI educational system consists of 34 public schools, 19 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Appleton public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 6% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Appleton public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.8% have completed high school, 32.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Appleton are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 34 public schools in Appleton.
  • 90.3% of people in Appleton have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.8% of people in Appleton have completed high school.
  • 32.1% of people in Appleton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Appleton

Completed 8th grade90.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.8%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.9%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.9%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.1%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Appleton, WI 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.