Aspen school information

Average Test Scores48%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:117:116:1
Total public schools41,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Aspen, CO educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Aspen public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 41% higher than than the Colorado average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Aspen public schools is 12:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.3% have completed high school, 64.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Aspen are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Aspen.
  • 95.5% of people in Aspen have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.3% of people in Aspen have completed high school.
  • 64.5% of people in Aspen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Aspen

Completed 8th grade95.5%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.3%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college86.7%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.7%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.5%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woody Creek, CO27257%16%
Basalt, CO3,78334%30%
Aspen, CO6,78848%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nyack, NY6,78855%11%
Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
Portage Lakes, OH6,78588%78%
Hamilton, AL6,78445%10%
Dade City, FL6,78237%25%
Aspen, CO6,78848%3%
Source: The Aspen, CO 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.