Port Orchard school information

IndexPort OrchardWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools181,99179,221
Total private schools254824,874
Total post-secondary schools11477,963
The Port Orchard, WA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Port Orchard public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 16% higher than than the Washington average and 14% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Orchard public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Orchard are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Port Orchard.
  • 86.9% of people in Port Orchard have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Port Orchard have completed high school.
  • 24.9% of people in Port Orchard have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Orchard

IndexPort OrchardWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade86.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college67.5%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southworth, WA2,15866%33%
Vashon, WA9,84465%31%
Bangor Base, WA6,04664%30%
Purdy, WA1,06962%26%
Gig Harbor, WA8,30761%23%
Port Orchard, WA13,26556%14%

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Hamilton Square, NJ13,26539%20%
South Sioux City, NE13,26863%28%
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Port Orchard, WA13,26556%14%
Source: The Port Orchard, WA 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.