Peoria school information

IndexPeoriaArizonaNational
Average Test Scores50%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools291,86379,221
Total private schools231624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Peoria, AZ educational system consists of 29 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Peoria public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 40% higher than than the Arizona average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Peoria public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 29.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Peoria are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Peoria.
  • 88.9% of people in Peoria have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Peoria have completed high school.
  • 29.8% of people in Peoria have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Peoria

IndexPeoriaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade88.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college67.0%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Peoria, AZ 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.