River Falls school information

IndexRiver FallsWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores59%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools61,86979,221
Total private schools387224,874
Total post-secondary schools11147,963
The River Falls, WI educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. River Falls public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 26% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of River Falls public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 39.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in River Falls are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in River Falls.
  • 94.3% of people in River Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in River Falls have completed high school.
  • 39.7% of people in River Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in River Falls

IndexRiver FallsWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade94.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.6%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.4%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.7%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters15.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Houlton, WI23382%67%
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Lakeland, MN1,84768%37%
River Falls, WI15,15259%20%

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Lake St. Louis, MO15,15071%44%
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River Falls, WI15,15259%20%
Source: The River Falls, WI 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.