Cañon City school information

IndexCañon CityColoradoNational
Average Test Scores29%34%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a17:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Cañon City, CO educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cañon City public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 15% lower than than the Colorado average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cañon City public schools is n/a, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.4% have completed high school, 19.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cañon City are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Cañon City.
  • 82.0% of people in Cañon City have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Cañon City have completed high school.
  • 19.4% of people in Cañon City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cañon City

IndexCañon CityColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college57.2%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.3%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Penrose, CO3,37435%30%
Florence, CO3,89120%59%
Lincoln Park, CO2,97717%65%
Cañon City, CO16,44529%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Frankfort, IN16,44763%28%
Sartell, MN16,44263%29%
Beaver Dam, WI16,44050%2%
Lansdale, PA16,45470%42%
Nipomo, CA16,45637%25%
Cañon City, CO16,44529%41%
Source: The Cañon City, 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.