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Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 30%

Palmer school information

IndexPalmerAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores39%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:118:116:1
Total public schools1728579,221
Total private schools35524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Palmer are 21% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Palmer
  • 83.4% of people in Palmer have completed 8th grade
  • 82.5% of people in Palmer have completed high school
  • 21.3% of people in Palmer have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Palmer

      IndexPalmerAlaskaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.4%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school82.5%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college57.2%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.3%37.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.3%28.8%30.3%
      Completed masters6.8%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Palmer, AK School Districts

      • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Palmer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palmer, AK schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Palmer, AK, an average of 83.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fishhook, AK5,86647%4%
      Meadow Lakes, AK7,69443%13%
      Gateway, AK6,06141%16%
      Tanaina, AK9,73641%16%
      Lakes, AK8,94438%22%
      Palmer, AK6,57239%21%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hillsboro, OH6,57266%34%
      Carbondale, CO6,57133%34%
      Ben Lomond, CA6,57351%4%
      Medfield, MA6,57587%76%
      Union, OH6,56974%49%
      Palmer, AK6,57239%21%
      Source: The Palmer, AK 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.