Richmond school information

Average Test Scores58%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools151,75579,221
Total private schools767524,874
Total post-secondary schools51417,963
The Richmond, IN educational system consists of 15 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Richmond public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 13% lower than than the Indiana average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richmond public schools is 15:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.4% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richmond are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Richmond.
  • 76.4% of people in Richmond have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.4% of people in Richmond have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Richmond have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richmond

Completed 8th grade76.4%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school73.4%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college44.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.1%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Paris, OH1,73878%58%
Camden, OH2,01376%54%
Eaton, OH8,27476%54%
Liberty, IN1,89774%51%
New Madison, OH95474%51%
Richmond, IN36,08258%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Temple City, CA36,08461%24%
Lufkin, TX36,11268%37%
Menomonee Falls, WI36,11865%33%
Columbia, TN36,13043%12%
Franklin, WI36,15567%35%
Richmond, IN36,08258%18%
Source: The Richmond, IN 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.