Higher Educational Institutions
Utah's educational institutions have developed practical and inno-vative approaches to educating the state's continually growing workforce. The state's dedicated teachers and administrators and its quality school systems provide a wealth of educational opportunities, extending all the way from kindergarten through higher education. Utah consistently ranks among the nation's leading states for the percentage of its population 25 years and older who have completed high school: In 2006, the state ranked second in the nation, at 92.5 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Davis County was cited as the school district with the highest graduation rate of any school district in the country. At 29.8 percent, Utah ranked 16th in the percentage of residents who hold a four-year college degree.