University Place school information

IndexUniversity PlaceWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores60%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools41,99179,221
Total private schools154824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The University Place, WA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. University Place public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 24% higher than than the Washington average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of University Place public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 35.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in University Place are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in University Place.
  • 91.8% of people in University Place have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in University Place have completed high school.
  • 35.8% of people in University Place have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in University Place

IndexUniversity PlaceWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college73.8%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.3%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.8%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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University Place, WA32,34260%22%

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Source: The University Place, 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.