Walla Walla school information

IndexWalla WallaWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores39%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools151,99179,221
Total private schools554824,874
Total post-secondary schools21477,963
The Walla Walla, WA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Walla Walla public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 19% lower than than the Washington average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walla Walla public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 23.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Walla Walla are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Walla Walla.
  • 80.6% of people in Walla Walla have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Walla Walla have completed high school.
  • 23.6% of people in Walla Walla have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Walla Walla

IndexWalla WallaWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.0%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Walla Walla East, WA1,72956%14%
Dixie, WA27650%2%
Waitsburg, WA1,16346%6%
College Place, WA8,99623%53%
Milton-Freewater, OR7,05922%56%
Walla Walla, WA31,95239%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
College Park, MD31,94218%63%
Petersburg, VA31,99760%22%
Andover, MN31,90675%52%
Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
Mason, OH32,02593%89%
Walla Walla, WA31,95239%21%
Source: The Walla Walla, 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.