Lake Oswego school information

IndexLake OswegoOregonNational
Average Test Scores78%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools131,09779,221
Total private schools736124,874
Total post-secondary schools1897,963
The Lake Oswego, OR educational system consists of 13 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lake Oswego public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 66% higher than than the Oregon average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Oswego public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in Oregon and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.6% have completed high school, 67.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Oswego are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Lake Oswego.
  • 97.7% of people in Lake Oswego have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.6% of people in Lake Oswego have completed high school.
  • 67.0% of people in Lake Oswego have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Oswego

IndexLake OswegoOregonNational
Completed 8th grade97.7%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school97.6%85.4%83.0%
Completed some college89.5%66.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.6%39.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.0%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters27.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.0%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethany, OR22,81984%71%
Cedar Mill, OR15,99379%60%
Oak Hills, OR11,67878%59%
West Linn, OR26,24275%52%
West Slope, OR7,65075%52%
Lake Oswego, OR38,06578%58%

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Muskegon, MI38,08632%35%
Westerville, OH38,08981%64%
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Lake Oswego, OR38,06578%58%
Source: The Lake Oswego, OR 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.