Bellevue school information

Average Test Scores70%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools341,99179,221
Total private schools2854824,874
Total post-secondary schools71477,963
The Bellevue, WA educational system consists of 34 public schools, 28 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Bellevue public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 44% higher than than the Washington average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bellevue public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.3% have completed high school, 64.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bellevue are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 34 public schools in Bellevue.
  • 94.7% of people in Bellevue have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.3% of people in Bellevue have completed high school.
  • 64.1% of people in Bellevue have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bellevue

Completed 8th grade94.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college84.9%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.2%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.1%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters27.3%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Medina, WA3,16988%79%
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA22,01588%79%
Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
Sammamish, WA62,13681%65%
Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
Bellevue, WA136,71870%42%

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Bellevue, WA136,71870%42%
Source: The Bellevue, WA 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.