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Avg. test scores 79%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 62%

Clifton school information

IndexCliftonColoradoNational
Average Test Scores21%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Clifton are 58% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Clifton
  • 76.4% of people in Clifton have completed 8th grade
  • 75.9% of people in Clifton have completed high school
  • 11.6% of people in Clifton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Clifton

      IndexCliftonColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade76.4%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school75.9%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college46.3%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.0%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.6%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters2.0%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

      Clifton, CO School Districts

      • Mesa County Valley School District 51

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clifton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clifton, CO schools is 21%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Clifton, CO, an average of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Redlands, CO9,18741%17%
      Palisade, CO2,63037%24%
      Fruita, CO12,79032%35%
      Grand Junction, CO60,63031%37%
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,49727%45%
      Clifton, CO20,02121%58%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Murphy, TX20,01590%83%
      Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%
      Shenandoah, LA19,99975%53%
      Middletown, DE20,04554%9%
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      Clifton, CO20,02121%58%
      Source: The Clifton, 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.