Pagosa Springs school information

IndexPagosa SpringsColoradoNational
Average Test Scores25%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools41,42679,221
Total private schools238424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Pagosa Springs, CO educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pagosa Springs public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 25% lower than than the Colorado average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pagosa Springs public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.4% have completed high school, 24.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pagosa Springs are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Pagosa Springs.
  • 80.0% of people in Pagosa Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.4% of people in Pagosa Springs have completed high school.
  • 24.6% of people in Pagosa Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pagosa Springs

IndexPagosa SpringsColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college54.0%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.6%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pagosa Springs, CO1,96625%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Drexel, NC1,96624%51%
Dexter, ME1,96623%53%
Kealakekua, HI1,96637%24%
Santa Nella, CA1,96515%71%
Clinton, NY1,96767%36%
Pagosa Springs, CO1,96625%49%
Source: The Pagosa Springs, CO 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.