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Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 46%

Olympia school information

IndexOlympiaWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores64%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools231,99179,221
Total private schools1054824,874
Total post-secondary schools31477,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Olympia are 30% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Olympia
  • 90.3% of people in Olympia have completed 8th grade
  • 89.6% of people in Olympia have completed high school
  • 44.2% of people in Olympia have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Olympia

      IndexOlympiaWashingtonNational
      Completed 8th grade90.3%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school89.6%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college76.9%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.7%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors44.2%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters17.8%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.5%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.3%

      Olympia, WA School Districts

      • Olympia School District
      • Tumwater School District
      • Griffin School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Olympia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Olympia, WA schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Olympia, WA, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      DuPont, WA9,22465%32%
      Steilacoom, WA6,17564%30%
      North Fort Lewis, WA3,92462%26%
      Lacey, WA45,64452%7%
      Longbranch, WA3,31452%6%
      Olympia, WA49,60864%30%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wilson, NC49,55832%34%
      Downers Grove, IL49,55542%15%
      Poway, CA49,67560%22%
      Logan, UT49,53944%11%
      Ashburn, VA49,69287%77%
      Olympia, WA49,60864%30%
      Source: The Olympia, 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.