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Wheat Ridge school information

Index Wheat Ridge Colorado National
Average Test Scores33%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools111,42679,221
Total private schools638424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Wheat Ridge are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Wheat Ridge
  • 84.8% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed 8th grade
  • 84.2% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed high school
  • 33.2% of people in Wheat Ridge have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Wheat Ridge

      Index Wheat Ridge Colorado National
      Completed 8th grade84.8%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school84.2%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college63.8%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.5%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.2%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters12.3%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

      Wheat Ridge, CO School Districts

      • Jefferson County School District R-1

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Wheat Ridge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wheat Ridge, CO schools is 33%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Wheat Ridge, CO, an average of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Indian Hills, CO1,36377%60.4%
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,68075%56.3%
      Superior, CO13,29269%42.7%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,10067%39.0%
      Louisville, CO19,34263%31.4%
      Wheat Ridge, CO31,88933%31.5%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Spring Valley, CA31,86638%21.8%
      Dover, NH31,92250%3.6%
      Los Gatos, CA31,94376%57.3%
      Kaysville, UT31,95760%25.4%
      Bay Shore, NY31,81941%14.1%
      Wheat Ridge, CO31,88933%31.5%
      Source: The Wheat Ridge, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.