Colfax school information

Average Test Scores37%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools41,86979,221
Total private schoolsn/a87224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Colfax, WI educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colfax public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 21% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colfax public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 11.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colfax are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Colfax.
  • 91.5% of people in Colfax have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in Colfax have completed high school.
  • 11.9% of people in Colfax have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Colfax

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  • Colfax Elementary601 University AveGrades: PK - 6Students: 454 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Colfax High601 University AveGrades: 7 - 12Students: 383 · Ratio: 0:141

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Education level achieved in Colfax

Completed 8th grade91.5%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ridgeland, WI25570%41%
Eau Claire, WI67,65452%6%
Elk Mound, WI1,07452%5%
Altoona, WI7,19351%3%
New Auburn, WI52847%4%
Colfax, WI1,08637%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chumuckla, FL1,08675%51%
Valley Falls, KS1,08647%4%
St. Ansgar, IA1,08786%75%
Cowiche, WA1,08747%4%
Blue Mound, IL1,08721%58%
Colfax, WI1,08637%25%
Source: The Colfax, WI 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.