Fort Lewis school information

IndexFort LewisWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools41,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Fort Lewis, WA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Lewis public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 15% higher than than the Washington average and 13% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Lewis public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Lewis are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fort Lewis.
  • 94.8% of people in Fort Lewis have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.8% of people in Fort Lewis have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Fort Lewis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Lewis

IndexFort LewisWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college77.5%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Tapps, WA13,03069%40%
Artondale, WA13,50667%37%
DuPont, WA9,22465%32%
Steilacoom, WA6,17564%30%
North Fort Lewis, WA3,92462%26%
Fort Lewis, WA13,37856%13%

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Elfers, FL13,37546%7%
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Fort Lewis, WA13,37856%13%
Source: The Fort Lewis, 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.