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Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 69%

Kelso school information

IndexKelsoWashingtonNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexKelsoWashingtonNational
      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%

      Kelso, WA School Districts

      • Kelso School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kelso. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kelso, WA schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Kelso, WA, an average of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Woodland, WA5,68451%4%
      West Side Highway, WA5,73548%2%
      Rainier, OR1,97148%3%
      Kalama, WA2,59647%5%
      Castle Rock, WA2,59338%23%
      Kelso, WA11,87141%17%

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      Cedar Lake, IN11,87275%53%
      Shepherdsville, KY11,86942%15%
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      Magalia, CA11,86222%56%
      Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,88223%54%
      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.