Forest Grove school information

IndexForest GroveOregonNational
Average Test Scores42%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools71,09779,221
Total private schools336124,874
Total post-secondary schools1897,963
The Forest Grove, OR educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Forest Grove public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% lower than than the Oregon average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest Grove public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Oregon and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.5% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forest Grove are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Forest Grove.
  • 80.6% of people in Forest Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.5% of people in Forest Grove have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Forest Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest Grove

IndexForest GroveOregonNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%85.4%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%66.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%39.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethany, OR22,81984%71%
Oak Hills, OR11,67878%59%
Rockcreek, OR9,38472%46%
Sherwood, OR18,96570%43%
North Plains, OR2,07265%31%
Forest Grove, OR23,21442%15%

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Forest Grove, OR23,21442%15%
Source: The Forest Grove, OR 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.