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Avg. test scores 76%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 49%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Barrow, AK School Districts

      • North Slope Borough School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Barrow. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Barrow, AK schools is 12%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Barrow, AK, an average of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.9% have completed high school.

      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.
      Monte Vista, CO4,31520%60%
      Williamstown, MA4,31580%63%
      Garwood, NJ4,31550%2%
      Dimmitt, TX4,31764%30%
      Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ4,31440%19%
      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.