Salida school information

Average Test Scores43%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schools238424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Salida, CO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Salida public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 27% higher than than the Colorado average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Salida public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 36.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Salida are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Salida.
  • 86.8% of people in Salida have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Salida have completed high school.
  • 36.8% of people in Salida have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Salida

Completed 8th grade86.8%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college67.3%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salida, CO5,43043%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Terryville, CT5,43144%11%
Wappingers Falls, NY5,42940%20%
Highland, NY5,42953%8%
Clarinda, IA5,43174%49%
Aberdeen, MS5,42716%68%
Salida, CO5,43043%13%
Source: The Salida, CO 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.