Sterling school information

Average Test Scores29%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools71,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
The Sterling, CO educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sterling public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 13% lower than than the Colorado average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sterling public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.8% have completed high school, 15.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sterling are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Sterling.
  • 80.1% of people in Sterling have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.8% of people in Sterling have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Sterling have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sterling

Completed 8th grade80.1%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.8%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Iliff, CO19337%25%
Merino, CO26320%60%
Sterling, CO13,97629%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nesconset, NY13,97360%21%
Olean, NY13,99135%29%
Pierre, SD13,95951%4%
Springdale, NJ13,95563%27%
Pottsville, PA13,95547%4%
Sterling, CO13,97629%41%
Source: The Sterling, 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.