Sierra Vista school information

IndexSierra VistaArizonaNational
Average Test Scores39%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools141,86379,221
Total private schools431624,874
Total post-secondary schools11487,963
The Sierra Vista, AZ educational system consists of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sierra Vista public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 11% higher than than the Arizona average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sierra Vista public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 30.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sierra Vista are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Sierra Vista.
  • 90.2% of people in Sierra Vista have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Sierra Vista have completed high school.
  • 30.3% of people in Sierra Vista have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sierra Vista

IndexSierra VistaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elgin, AZ14847%4%
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ15,76844%11%
Tombstone, AZ1,47942%15%
Palominas, AZ13438%23%
Huachuca City, AZ2,18028%44%
Sierra Vista, AZ44,38139%20%

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Arlington, MA44,40882%67%
Hackensack, NJ44,27141%17%
Barnstable Town, MA44,49871%43%
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Sierra Vista, AZ44,38139%20%
Source: The Sierra Vista, AZ 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.