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Avg. test scores 69%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 80%

Elma school information

IndexElmaWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores31%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools61,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elma are 36% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Elma
  • 79.7% of people in Elma have completed 8th grade
  • 78.5% of people in Elma have completed high school
  • 6.2% of people in Elma have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Elma

      IndexElmaWashingtonNational
      Completed 8th grade79.7%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school78.5%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college48.4%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.5%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors6.2%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters1.4%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

      Elma, WA School Districts

      • Elma School District
      • Mary M. Knight School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Elma. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elma, WA schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Elma, WA, an average of 79.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Central Park, WA2,66560%21%
      Montesano, WA3,89756%13%
      Satsop, WA56550%1%
      Shelton, WA9,83242%16%
      McCleary, WA2,16940%20%
      Elma, WA3,03331%36%

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      Wyoming, PA3,03350%2%
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      Bellows Falls, VT3,03235%30%
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      McCall, ID3,03459%20%
      Elma, WA3,03331%36%
      Source: The Elma, 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.