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Avg. test scores 56%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 1%
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Tulsa school information

IndexTulsaOklahomaNational
Average Test Scores21%32%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools1001,34679,221
Total private schools3815924,874
Total post-secondary schools281787,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Tulsa are 56% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 100 public schools in Tulsa
  • 84.2% of people in Tulsa have completed 8th grade
  • 83.2% of people in Tulsa have completed high school
  • 30.7% of people in Tulsa have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Tulsa

      IndexTulsaOklahomaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.2%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school83.2%82.2%83.0%
      Completed some college61.6%55.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.5%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.7%24.5%30.3%
      Completed masters10.5%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.4%2.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

      Tulsa, OK School Districts

      • Tulsa Public Schools
      • Allen-Bowden Public School
      • Berryhill Public Schools
      • Union Public Schools
      • Jenks Public Schools

      There are a total of 100 public schools, 38 private schools and 28 post-secondary schools in Tulsa. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Tulsa, OK schools is 21%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Tulsa, OK, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bixby, OK23,95657%18.6%
      Owasso, OK33,59849%2.5%
      Jenks, OK19,85243%10.2%
      Skiatook, OK7,95841%14.3%
      Kellyville, OK1,34539%18.7%
      Tulsa, OK399,90621%56.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Minneapolis, MN404,67037%22.6%
      Cleveland, OH389,16534%29.6%
      Wichita, KS388,03325%47.9%
      Arlington, TX383,89945%6.1%
      New Orleans, LA382,92255%13.4%
      Tulsa, OK399,90621%56.4%
      Source: The Tulsa, OK 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.