Richland school information

Average Test Scores55%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools131,99179,221
Total private schools454824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Richland, WA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Richland public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 14% higher than than the Washington average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richland public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 43.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richland are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Richland.
  • 92.6% of people in Richland have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in Richland have completed high school.
  • 43.4% of people in Richland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richland

Completed 8th grade92.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college77.4%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.2%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters17.6%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Richland, WA13,40764%29%
West Pasco, WA2,39856%13%
Kennewick, WA77,97544%10%
Benton City, WA3,19330%39%
Finley, WA5,87228%44%
Richland, WA53,22755%12%

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Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%
Cathedral City, CA53,26828%43%
Revere, MA53,16560%23%
Hoboken, NJ53,13644%11%
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Richland, WA53,22755%12%
Source: The Richland, 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.