Jamestown school information

IndexJamestownNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores50%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:112:116:1
Total public schools1027279,221
Total private schools44724,874
Total post-secondary schools1307,963
The Jamestown, ND educational system consists of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Jamestown public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 20% higher than than the North Dakota average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jamestown public schools is 11:1, compared to 12:1 in North Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 24.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jamestown are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Jamestown.
  • 86.2% of people in Jamestown have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in Jamestown have completed high school.
  • 24.7% of people in Jamestown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jamestown

IndexJamestownNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade86.2%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buchanan, ND6340%20%
Montpelier, ND13027%45%
Jamestown, ND15,44150%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lamont, CA15,43918%63%
Eden, NC15,43437%24%
Long Beach, MS15,45037%24%
Hanover, PA15,42956%14%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,45433%33%
Jamestown, ND15,44150%2%
Source: The Jamestown, ND 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.