Amherst school information

Average Test Scores88%80%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools31,86979,235
Total private schoolsn/a87224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,965

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  • The average school test scores in Amherst are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Amherst.
  • 91.1% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.4% of people in Amherst have completed high school.
  • 17.7% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Amherst Elementary357 N Main StGrades: PK - 05Students: 495 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Amherst High357 N Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 283 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Amherst Middle357 N Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 21 · Ratio: 14:184

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Education level achieved in Amherst

Completed 8th grade91.1%88.6%83.8%
Completed high school88.4%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college53.4%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%37.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.7%27.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.6%9.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plover, WI12,19588%29%
Iola, WI1,33688%29%
Stevens Point, WI26,77884%23%
Waupaca, WI6,01683%22%
Almond, WI45282%21%
Amherst, WI1,18088%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Renovo, PA1,18062%9%
Branchville, SC1,17970%3%
Cambridge, NE1,17981%19%
Indian Hills, CO1,18189%31%
Phelps, KY1,17954%21%
Amherst, WI1,18088%29%
Source: The Amherst, WI education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.