Maricopa school information

Average Test Scores33%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools61,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Maricopa, AZ educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Maricopa public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 7% lower than than the Arizona average and 33% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Maricopa public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.2% have completed high school, 24.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Maricopa are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Maricopa.
  • 88.2% of people in Maricopa have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Maricopa have completed high school.
  • 24.4% of people in Maricopa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Maricopa

Completed 8th grade88.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stanfield, AZ33216%68%
Casa Blanca, AZ1,04210%80%
Maricopa, AZ45,47333%33%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Charlottesville, VA45,53872%47%
Pine Bluff, AR45,40413%73%
Smyrna, TN45,36961%25%
Hilo, HI45,57939%20%
Lacey, WA45,64452%7%
Maricopa, AZ45,47333%33%
Source: The Maricopa, AZ 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.