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Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 27%

Idaho Springs school information

IndexIdaho SpringsColoradoNational
Average Test Scores25%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Idaho Springs are 50% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Idaho Springs
  • 93.3% of people in Idaho Springs have completed 8th grade
  • 92.6% of people in Idaho Springs have completed high school
  • 22.0% of people in Idaho Springs have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Idaho Springs

      IndexIdaho SpringsColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade93.3%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school92.6%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college61.0%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.1%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.0%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters6.3%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

      Idaho Springs, CO School Districts

      • Clear Creek School District RE-1

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Idaho Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Idaho Springs, CO schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Idaho Springs, CO, an average of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Indian Hills, CO1,33567%36%
      Evergreen, CO8,58056%14%
      Coal Creek, CO1,82152%6%
      Aspen Park, CO77650%2%
      Nederland, CO1,56035%30%
      Idaho Springs, CO1,93725%50%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Central Square, NY1,93752%5%
      Oswego, KS1,93740%18%
      Orleans, MA1,93778%58%
      Chadbourn, NC1,93727%45%
      Springfield, SD1,93860%21%
      Idaho Springs, CO1,93725%50%
      Source: The Idaho Springs, 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.