Fountain Hills school information

IndexFountain HillsArizonaNational
Average Test Scores45%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools61,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Fountain Hills, AZ educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fountain Hills public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 27% higher than than the Arizona average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fountain Hills public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.0% have completed high school, 47.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fountain Hills are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Fountain Hills.
  • 95.1% of people in Fountain Hills have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.0% of people in Fountain Hills have completed high school.
  • 47.5% of people in Fountain Hills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fountain Hills

IndexFountain HillsArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school95.0%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
Scottsdale, AZ234,49553%8%
Mesa, AZ470,45639%21%
Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%
Apache Junction, AZ37,77529%40%
Fountain Hills, AZ23,86345%8%

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Loma Linda, CA23,85951%4%
Keystone, FL23,85077%57%
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Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
Fountain Hills, AZ23,86345%8%
Source: The Fountain Hills, AZ 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.