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Yakima school information

Index Yakima Washington National
Average Test Scores48%54%48%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools391,99179,221
Total private schools854824,874
Total post-secondary schools61477,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Yakima are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in Yakima
  • 69.8% of people in Yakima have completed 8th grade
  • 67.6% of people in Yakima have completed high school
  • 17.6% of people in Yakima have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Yakima

      Index Yakima Washington National
      Completed 8th grade69.8%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school67.6%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college48.0%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.3%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.6%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters7.6%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

      Yakima, WA School Districts

      • Yakima School District
      • West Valley School District
      • East Valley School District (Yakima)

      There are a total of 39 public schools, 8 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Yakima. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Yakima, WA schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Yakima, WA, an average of 69.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Moxee, WA4,11165%35.4%
      Zillah, WA3,13757%19.5%
      Union Gap, WA6,16757%17.7%
      Naches, WA65053%10.8%
      Tieton, WA2,05347%2.1%
      Yakima, WA93,82948%0.2%

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      Livonia, MI93,97053%11.0%
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      Fishers, IN93,48867%39.5%
      Lynn, MA94,20141%14.8%
      Yakima, WA93,82948%0.2%
      Source: The Yakima, WA 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.