Barrow school information

IndexBarrowAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores12%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools328579,221
Total private schoolsn/a5524,874
Total post-secondary schools1117,963
The Barrow, AK educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Barrow public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 62% lower than than the Alaska average and 76% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Barrow public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.9% have completed high school, 15.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Barrow are 76% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Barrow.
  • 81.0% of people in Barrow have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.9% of people in Barrow have completed high school.
  • 15.6% of people in Barrow have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Barrow

IndexBarrowAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.5%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Barrow, AK4,31612%76%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamstown, MA4,31580%63%
Monte Vista, CO4,31520%60%
Garwood, NJ4,31550%2%
Dimmitt, TX4,31764%30%
Atlantic Highlands, NJ4,31867%36%
Barrow, AK4,31612%76%
Source: The Barrow, AK 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.