Golden Valley school information

IndexGolden ValleyMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores45%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools92,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Golden Valley, MN educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Golden Valley public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 13% lower than than the Minnesota average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Golden Valley public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.6% have completed high school, 55.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Golden Valley are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Golden Valley.
  • 95.7% of people in Golden Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.6% of people in Golden Valley have completed high school.
  • 55.6% of people in Golden Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Golden Valley

IndexGolden ValleyMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.0%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters22.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.7%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Golden Valley (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deephaven, MN3,78684%71%
Mound, MN9,30683%69%
Excelsior, MN2,51083%69%
Hanover, MN3,06483%68%
Shorewood, MN7,54882%66%
Golden Valley, MN21,04045%8%

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Grayslake, IL21,05342%14%
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Golden Valley, MN21,04045%8%
Source: The Golden Valley, MN 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.