Walsenburg school information

Average Test Scores32%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Walsenburg, CO educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Walsenburg public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 4% lower than than the Colorado average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walsenburg public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.5% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Walsenburg are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Walsenburg.
  • 80.9% of people in Walsenburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Walsenburg have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Walsenburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Walsenburg

Completed 8th grade80.9%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college54.0%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
La Veta, CO70340%20%
Walsenburg, CO2,91732%34%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milaca, MN2,91838%22%
Cache, OK2,91880%63%
The Plains, OH2,91873%47%
Thermopolis, WY2,91849%1%
Hamilton, IL2,91632%35%
Walsenburg, CO2,91732%34%
Source: The Walsenburg, CO 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.