Tumwater school information

Average Test Scores48%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools81,99179,221
Total private schools154824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Tumwater, WA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tumwater public schools have average test scores of 48% which is equal to than the Washington average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tumwater public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.0% have completed high school, 34.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tumwater are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Tumwater.
  • 89.2% of people in Tumwater have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.0% of people in Tumwater have completed high school.
  • 34.3% of people in Tumwater have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tumwater

Completed 8th grade89.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.0%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college73.5%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.0%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters14.7%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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DuPont, WA9,22465%32%
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Lacey, WA45,64452%7%
Rochester, WA2,91250%2%
Tanglewilde, WA6,32650%1%
Tumwater, WA21,68448%2%

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Tumwater, WA21,68448%2%
Source: The Tumwater, WA 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.