Ellensburg school information

Average Test Scores52%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools81,99179,221
Total private schools154824,874
Total post-secondary schools11477,963
The Ellensburg, WA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ellensburg public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 7% higher than than the Washington average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ellensburg public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.2% have completed high school, 43.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ellensburg are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Ellensburg.
  • 86.5% of people in Ellensburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.2% of people in Ellensburg have completed high school.
  • 43.5% of people in Ellensburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ellensburg

Completed 8th grade86.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college73.2%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.3%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.5%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters13.6%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.4%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Thorp, WA31755%11%
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Ansonia, CT18,95022%55%
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Ellensburg, WA18,95752%5%
Source: The Ellensburg, WA 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.