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Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 30%

Glendale school information

IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
Average Test Scores35%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools771,86379,221
Total private schools1331624,874
Total post-secondary schools91487,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Glendale are 28% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 77 public schools in Glendale
  • 80.3% of people in Glendale have completed 8th grade
  • 78.6% of people in Glendale have completed high school
  • 21.3% of people in Glendale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Glendale

      IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.3%83.7%84.3%
      Completed high school78.6%82.2%83.0%
      Completed some college55.7%62.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.9%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.3%28.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

      Glendale, AZ School Districts

      • Glendale Union High School District
      • Deer Valley Unified District
      • Alhambra Elementary District
      • Glendale Elementary District
      • Peoria Unified School District
      • Tolleson Union High School District
      • Pendergast Elementary District
      • Dysart Unified District
      • Washington Elementary District

      There are a total of 77 public schools, 13 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Glendale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Glendale, AZ schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Glendale, AZ, an average of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
      Peoria, AZ158,67750%1%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,44946%7%
      Goodyear, AZ72,62939%20%
      Surprise, AZ127,49239%21%
      Glendale, AZ239,94335%28%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Winston-Salem, NC238,47436%27%
      Chandler, AZ242,13155%12%
      Hialeah, FL235,62650%2%
      Lubbock, TX244,50769%40%
      Garland, TX234,81072%47%
      Glendale, AZ239,94335%28%
      Source: The Glendale, 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.