Avg. test scores NAT. AVG.
High school dipl. NAT. AVG.
Bachelors degree NAT. AVG.
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Central school information

Index Central Tacoma Washington
Average Test Scores43%48%54%
Student/Teacher ration/a19:120:1
Total public schoolsn/a931,991
Total private schoolsn/a24548
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a10147

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Central are 11% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Central
  • 84.0% of people in Central have completed 8th grade
  • 83.0% of people in Central have completed high school
  • 26.9% of people in Central have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Central

      Index Central Tacoma Washington
      Completed 8th grade84.0%83.8%87.5%
      Completed high school83.0%83.0%86.6%
      Completed some college58.2%60.8%67.7%
      Completed associate degree35.1%35.6%43.3%
      Completed bachelors26.9%26.7%33.6%
      Completed masters8.2%9.1%12.3%
      Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.6%
      Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.5%

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Lake Tapps, WA12,12978%62.8%
      University Place, WA33,66172%49.1%
      Bonney Lake, WA21,24770%45.1%
      Sumner, WA10,24667%39.0%
      Gig Harbor, WA10,28065%35.9%
      Tacoma, WA215,76648%0.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Des Moines, IA215,40848%0.3%
      San Bernardino, CA216,78432%34.1%
      Modesto, CA214,48536%25.6%
      Fontana, CA212,70436%25.7%
      Santa Clarita, CA212,51956%16.4%
      Tacoma, WA215,76648%0.0%
      Source: The Central, Tacoma, WA 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.