Gresham school information

IndexGreshamOregonNational
Average Test Scores39%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools211,09779,221
Total private schools536124,874
Total post-secondary schools1897,963
The Gresham, OR educational system consists of 21 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gresham public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 17% lower than than the Oregon average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gresham public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Oregon and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.1% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gresham are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Gresham.
  • 81.5% of people in Gresham have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.1% of people in Gresham have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Gresham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gresham

IndexGreshamOregonNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.1%85.4%83.0%
Completed some college57.5%66.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.5%39.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Oswego, OR38,06578%58%
West Linn, OR26,24275%52%
Stafford, OR1,94573%47%
Camas, WA21,39368%37%
Felida, WA7,85764%30%
Gresham, OR110,04239%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lowell, MA109,87148%3%
Manchester, NH110,23133%33%
Brandon, FL109,78443%12%
Waterbury, CT109,21123%53%
West Jordan, UT110,92839%20%
Gresham, OR110,04239%21%
Source: The Gresham, 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.