Navajo school information

IndexNavajoNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores9%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools366779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Navajo, NM educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Navajo public schools have average test scores of 9% which is 58% lower than than the New Mexico average and 81% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Navajo public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.7% have completed high school, 4.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Navajo are 81% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Navajo.
  • 76.6% of people in Navajo have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.7% of people in Navajo have completed high school.
  • 4.6% of people in Navajo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Navajo

IndexNavajoNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade76.6%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.7%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college38.3%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.0%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors4.6%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters1.6%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Defiance, AZ4,02231%37%
Navajo, NM1,8669%81%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Plain, NY1,86646%7%
Oak Hill, FL1,86659%19%
Catlettsburg, KY1,86662%26%
Baker, MT1,86622%56%
Three Rivers, TX1,86760%22%
Navajo, NM1,8669%81%
Source: The Navajo, NM 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.