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Avg. test scores 47%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 44%

Big Lake school information

IndexBig LakeAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores26%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools428579,221
Total private schoolsn/a5524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Big Lake are 47% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Big Lake
  • 87.4% of people in Big Lake have completed 8th grade
  • 86.3% of people in Big Lake have completed high school
  • 16.8% of people in Big Lake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Big Lake

      IndexBig LakeAlaskaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school86.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college53.4%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.5%37.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.8%28.8%30.3%
      Completed masters5.3%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

      Big Lake, AK School Districts

      • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Big Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Big Lake, AK schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Big Lake, AK, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Meadow Lakes, AK7,69443%13%
      Knik-Fairview, AK17,03836%27%
      Houston, AK2,02818%64%
      Big Lake, AK3,55226%47%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%
      Colonial Beach, VA3,55271%45%
      South Nyack, NY3,55130%40%
      Verona, VA3,55162%26%
      West End-Cobb Town, AL3,55025%50%
      Big Lake, AK3,55226%47%
      Source: The Big Lake, 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.