Kelso school information

Average Test Scores41%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools101,99179,221
Total private schools354824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Kelso, WA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kelso public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 16% lower than than the Washington average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kelso public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.8% have completed high school, 9.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kelso are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Kelso.
  • 74.3% of people in Kelso have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.8% of people in Kelso have completed high school.
  • 9.4% of people in Kelso have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kelso

Completed 8th grade74.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school72.8%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.3%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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Woodland, WA5,68451%4%
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Castle Rock, WA2,59338%23%
Kelso, WA11,87141%17%

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Kelso, WA11,87141%17%
Source: The Kelso, WA 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.