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Avg. test scores 36%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 26%

Ketchikan school information

IndexKetchikanAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools1528579,221
Total private schools45524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ketchikan are 36% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Ketchikan
  • 83.7% of people in Ketchikan have completed 8th grade
  • 83.2% of people in Ketchikan have completed high school
  • 22.3% of people in Ketchikan have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ketchikan

      IndexKetchikanAlaskaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.7%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school83.2%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college58.0%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.1%37.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.3%28.8%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

      Ketchikan, AK School Districts

      • Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ketchikan. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ketchikan, AK schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Ketchikan, AK, an average of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ketchikan, AK8,18932%36%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wynne, AR8,19525%49%
      Aransas Pass, TX8,18065%32%
      Garden City Park, NY8,17967%37%
      Firebaugh, CA8,17622%55%
      Hillsdale, MI8,20341%18%
      Ketchikan, AK8,18932%36%
      Source: The Ketchikan, AK 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.