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Provo school information

Index Provo Utah National
Average Test Scores47%45%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:121:116:1
Total public schools2880279,221
Total private schools811224,874
Total post-secondary schools9797,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Provo are 2% 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

      Index Provo Utah National
      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%

      Provo, UT School Districts

      • Provo School District

      There are a total of 28 public schools, 8 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Provo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Provo, UT schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Provo, UT, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Cedar Hills, UT10,24863%31.8%
      Highland, UT17,54462%28.1%
      Alpine, UT10,12961%27.1%
      Lindon, UT10,68655%15.0%
      Mapleton, UT9,01453%10.9%
      Provo, UT115,71847%1.9%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      El Monte, CA115,66539%19.6%
      Fargo, ND115,95045%6.5%
      Peoria, IL115,99026%45.9%
      Lansing, MI114,77329%40.0%
      Springfield, IL116,74525%48.2%
      Provo, UT115,71847%1.9%
      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.