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Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 5%

Spokane school information

IndexSpokaneWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores48%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools1071,99179,221
Total private schools4154824,874
Total post-secondary schools131477,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Spokane are 3% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 107 public schools in Spokane
  • 87.5% of people in Spokane have completed 8th grade
  • 86.7% of people in Spokane have completed high school
  • 28.8% of people in Spokane have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Spokane

      IndexSpokaneWashingtonNational
      Completed 8th grade87.5%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school86.7%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college66.7%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.2%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.8%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters11.5%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.7%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

      Spokane, WA School Districts

      • Spokane Public Schools
      • Mead School District
      • Great Northern School District
      • Orchard Prairie School District
      • West Valley School District
      • Mary Walker School District
      • Cheney School District

      There are a total of 107 public schools, 41 private schools and 13 post-secondary schools in Spokane. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Spokane, WA schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Spokane, WA, an average of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fairchild AFB, WA2,90465%31%
      Rockford, WA36464%29%
      Mead, WA7,04458%17%
      Town and Country, WA5,04852%6%
      Spokane Valley, WA93,32247%5%
      Spokane, WA212,07848%3%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Birmingham, AL212,42422%55%
      Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%
      Rochester, NY210,29129%40%
      San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
      Modesto, CA208,51230%40%
      Spokane, WA212,07848%3%
      Source: The Spokane, 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.