Wasilla school information

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:118:116:1
Total public schools1228579,221
Total private schools25524,874
Total post-secondary schools1117,963
The Wasilla, AK educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Wasilla public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 8% lower than than the Alaska average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wasilla public schools is 24:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.7% have completed high school, 15.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Wasilla are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Wasilla.
  • 85.6% of people in Wasilla have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Wasilla have completed high school.
  • 15.3% of people in Wasilla have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wasilla

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.2%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fishhook, AK5,86647%4%
Meadow Lakes, AK7,69443%13%
Gateway, AK6,06141%16%
Tanaina, AK9,73641%16%
Palmer, AK6,57239%21%
Wasilla, AK8,97229%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lancaster, SC8,97147%5%
Fort Valley, GA8,97516%68%
Scaggsville, MD8,97551%4%
Thomaston, GA8,97627%45%
Toppenish, WA8,97719%62%
Wasilla, AK8,97229%41%
Source: The Wasilla, AK 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.