Provo school information

Average Test Scores48%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:121:116:1
Total public schools2880279,221
Total private schools811224,874
Total post-secondary schools9797,963
The Provo, UT educational system consists of 28 public schools, 8 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Provo public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 13% higher than than the Utah average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Provo public schools is 17:1, compared to 21:1 in Utah and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 41.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Provo are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 28 public schools in Provo.
  • 90.3% of people in Provo have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.0% of people in Provo have completed high school.
  • 41.3% of people in Provo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Provo

Completed 8th grade90.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college77.2%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.7%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.3%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar Hills, UT10,24862%26%
Highland, UT17,54459%20%
Mapleton, UT9,01457%16%
Alpine, UT10,12956%13%
Lindon, UT10,68652%6%
Provo, UT115,71848%3%

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El Monte, CA115,66532%36%
Fargo, ND115,95051%3%
Peoria, IL115,99024%52%
Lansing, MI114,77330%39%
Springfield, IL116,74526%47%
Provo, UT115,71848%3%
Source: The Provo, UT 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.