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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 59%
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Ottawa school information

IndexOttawaOntarioNational
Average School Score71.367.566.1
Total public schools4567,34217,366
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ottawa are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 456 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

      IndexOttawaOntarioNational
      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.
      Ottawa, ON1,058,12671.37.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      Edmonton, AB1,053,39264.52.4%
      Mississauga, ON764,34269.75.3%
      Calgary, AB1,371,99068.13.0%
      Brampton, ON735,75465.60.9%
      Vancouver, BC694,44067.01.3%
      Ottawa, ON1,058,12671.37.8%
      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.
      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.