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Sterling school information

Index Sterling Alaska National
Average Test Scores37%37%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools128579,221
Total private schools15524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Sterling are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Sterling
  • 87.7% of people in Sterling have completed 8th grade
  • 87.0% of people in Sterling have completed high school
  • 18.5% of people in Sterling have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Sterling

      Index Sterling Alaska National
      Completed 8th grade87.7%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school87.0%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college58.7%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.0%37.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.5%28.8%30.3%
      Completed masters9.5%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Sterling, AK School Districts

      • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Sterling. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sterling, AK schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Sterling, AK, an average of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Kenai, AK7,79950%3.1%
      Soldotna, AK4,70543%10.0%
      Sterling, AK5,15037%22.9%

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      Johnstown, OH5,14969%44.3%
      Colchester, CT5,14765%35.4%
      Philomath, OR5,14352%9.1%
      Granite Shoals, TX5,14230%37.5%
      Floral City, FL5,15852%8.9%
      Sterling, AK5,15037%22.9%
      Source: The Sterling, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 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.