Penrose school information

IndexPenroseColoradoNational
Average Test Scores35%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools21,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Penrose, CO educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Penrose public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 2% higher than than the Colorado average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Penrose public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.0% have completed high school, 21.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Penrose are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Penrose.
  • 88.0% of people in Penrose have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in Penrose have completed high school.
  • 21.7% of people in Penrose have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Penrose

IndexPenroseColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.3%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.7%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.7%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Penrose (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pueblo West, CO30,49531%37%
Cañon City, CO16,44529%41%
Florence, CO3,89120%59%
Lincoln Park, CO2,97717%65%
Penrose, CO3,37435%30%

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Maiden, NC3,37346%7%
Rio Dell, CA3,37218%63%
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Penrose, CO3,37435%30%
Source: The Penrose, 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.