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38%
  • Gunnison Middle School
  • 1099 North 11th, Gunnison
  • Gunnison Watershed School District Re1J
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 278
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • Gunnison High School
  • 800 West Ohio, Gunnison
  • Gunnison Watershed School District Re1J
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 342
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • Gunnison Elementary School
  • 1099 North 11th, Gunnison
  • Gunnison Watershed School District Re1J
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 544
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Lake Preschool
  • 800 North Boulevard, Gunnison
  • Gunnison Watershed School District Re1J
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 80
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 40:1
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Gunnison school information

IndexGunnisonColoradoNational
Average Test Scores34%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools51,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
The Gunnison, CO educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gunnison public schools have average test scores of 34% which is equal to than the Colorado average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gunnison public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 42.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gunnison

IndexGunnisonColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.6%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.6%1.3%

Gunnison, CO School Districts

Gunnison Watershed School District RE-1J

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gunnison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gunnison, CO schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Gunnison, CO, an average of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gunnison schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gunnison, CO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gunnison, CO6,08634%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chamberlayne, VA6,08661%23%
Patterson, LA6,08571%44%
Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
Shields, MI6,08834%30%
White Rock, NM6,08353%8%
Gunnison, CO6,08634%31%
Source: The Gunnison, CO 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.
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