Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 59%

Ottawa school information

Average School Score66.363.662.4
Total public schools3945,54312,055

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ottawa are 6% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 394 public schools in Ottawa
  • 11.0% of people in Ottawa have no certificate, diploma or degree
  • 89.2% of people in Ottawa have completed high school
  • 39.7% of people in Ottawa have completed a bachelor's degree

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      Education level achieved in Ottawa

      No certificate, diploma or degree11.0%15.9%16.7%
      High School certificate or equivalent89.2%84.1%83.3%
      Apprenticeship or trades certificate65.5%56.9%56.8%
      College or other non-university diploma61.6%51.1%47.4%
      University certificate or below bachelor41.4%29.8%27.5%
      Bachelor's degree39.7%27.9%25.1%
      Above bachelor's degree15.0%9.1%8.1%

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      Gatineau, QC290,69763.62%
      Ottawa, ON1,019,69366.36%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      Edmonton, AB1,035,29858.37%
      Mississauga, ON783,78269.812%
      Brampton, ON691,95764.33%
      Vancouver, BC670,64268.09%
      Calgary, AB1,372,19365.14%
      Ottawa, ON1,019,69366.36%
      Source: The Ottawa, ON schools data and statistics displayed above are derived from multiple provincial sources including: open.alberta.ca, bced.gov.bc.ca, data.ontario.ca, nbed.nb.ca, gov.nl.ca, ece.gov.nt.ca, ns-schools.ednet.ns.ca.