Telluride school information

Average Test Scores52%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Telluride, CO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Telluride public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 55% higher than than the Colorado average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Telluride public schools is 12:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 68.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Telluride are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Telluride.
  • 93.4% of people in Telluride have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Telluride have completed high school.
  • 68.5% of people in Telluride have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Telluride

Completed 8th grade93.4%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college83.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors68.5%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ouray, CO84966%34%
Silverton, CO49350%2%
Telluride, CO1,97252%6%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rosharon, TX1,97279%61%
Prairie City, IA1,97382%67%
Rainier, OR1,97148%3%
Mount Holly Springs, PA1,97156%13%
Valencia, NM1,97323%54%
Telluride, CO1,97252%6%
Source: The Telluride, 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.