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Cortez school information

Index Cortez Colorado National
Average Test Scores30%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools121,42679,221
Total private schools338424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cortez are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Cortez
  • 84.7% of people in Cortez have completed 8th grade
  • 82.6% of people in Cortez have completed high school
  • 22.9% of people in Cortez have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cortez

      Index Cortez Colorado National
      Completed 8th grade84.7%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school82.6%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college58.1%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.8%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.9%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters10.6%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

      Cortez, CO School Districts

      • Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cortez. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cortez, CO schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Cortez, CO, an average of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Dolores, CO1,01732%34.4%
      Cortez, CO8,72930%36.7%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Chatham, NJ8,72979%64.9%
      Brigantine, NJ8,72546%4.2%
      New Albany, MS8,72361%26.3%
      Park Ridge, NJ8,72176%57.6%
      Fort Riley, KS8,72048%0.6%
      Cortez, CO8,72930%36.7%
      Source: The Cortez, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.