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Avg. test scores 32%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 91%

Kirkland school information

IndexKirklandWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores68%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools251,99179,221
Total private schools554824,874
Total post-secondary schools21477,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kirkland are 37% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Kirkland
  • 95.1% of people in Kirkland have completed 8th grade
  • 94.9% of people in Kirkland have completed high school
  • 58.0% of people in Kirkland have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Kirkland

      IndexKirklandWashingtonNational
      Completed 8th grade95.1%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school94.9%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college84.6%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree65.9%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors58.0%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters21.0%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.3%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.3%1.5%1.3%

      Kirkland, WA School Districts

      • Lake Washington School District

      There are a total of 25 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Kirkland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kirkland, WA schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Kirkland, WA, an average of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Medina, WA3,16988%79%
      Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA22,01588%79%
      Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
      Sammamish, WA62,13681%65%
      Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
      Kirkland, WA85,81268%37%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Concord, NC85,75349%1%
      Fishers, IN85,88778%59%
      Sugar Land, TX85,68189%80%
      Citrus Heights, CA85,95424%51%
      Clifton, NJ85,57841%17%
      Kirkland, WA85,81268%37%
      Source: The Kirkland, 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.