Vancouver school information

IndexVancouverWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores41%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools771,99179,221
Total private schools1754824,874
Total post-secondary schools51477,963
The Vancouver, WA educational system consists of 77 public schools, 17 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Vancouver public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 15% lower than than the Washington average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Vancouver public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.6% have completed high school, 26.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Vancouver are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 77 public schools in Vancouver.
  • 86.3% of people in Vancouver have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.6% of people in Vancouver have completed high school.
  • 26.7% of people in Vancouver have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Vancouver

IndexVancouverWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.6%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.2%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.7%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethany, OR22,81984%71%
Cedar Mill, OR15,99379%60%
Oak Hills, OR11,67878%59%
West Slope, OR7,65075%52%
Rockcreek, OR9,38472%46%
Vancouver, WA169,98241%17%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cape Coral, FL170,06358%17%
Ontario, CA169,38927%46%
Jackson, MS172,03918%63%
Sioux Falls, SD167,88447%4%
Santa Rosa, CA173,16537%24%
Vancouver, WA169,98241%17%
Source: The Vancouver, 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.