Shelton school information

Average Test Scores42%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools141,99179,221
Total private schools254824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Shelton, WA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shelton public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 14% lower than than the Washington average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shelton public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shelton are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Shelton.
  • 76.2% of people in Shelton have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Shelton have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Shelton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shelton

Completed 8th grade76.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college50.4%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olympia, WA49,60864%30%
Lacey, WA45,64452%7%
Grapeview, WA1,00350%1%
McCleary, WA2,16940%20%
Elma, WA3,03331%36%
Shelton, WA9,83242%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tipp City, OH9,83477%57%
Fort Salonga, NY9,83560%22%
Nocatee, FL9,83667%36%
Flat Rock, MI9,83640%20%
Paris, KY9,83643%12%
Shelton, WA9,83242%16%
Source: The Shelton, 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.