Arlington school information

IndexArlingtonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores80%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools101,16779,235
Total private schools850824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Arlington are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Arlington.
  • 95.0% of people in Arlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Arlington have completed high school.
  • 67.3% of people in Arlington have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Arlington

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  • Arlington High869 Mass AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,196 · Ratio: 16:191
  • Brackett66 Eastern AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 444 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Cyrus E Dallin185 Florence AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Hardy52 Lake StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 329 · Ratio: 16:180
  • John A Bishop25 Columbia RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • M Norcross Stratton180 Mountain AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 343 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Menotomy Preschool869 Massachusetts AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 57 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Ottoson Middle63 Acton StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,051 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Peirce85 Park Avenue ExtGrades: KG - 05Students: 266 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Thompson180 Mountain AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 335 · Ratio: 17:173

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Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school94.7%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college81.9%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree71.9%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors67.3%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters36.5%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree12.3%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate8.4%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,24988%29%
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Winchester, MA21,86385%24%
Arlington, MA43,72880%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Babylon, NY43,72571%4%
Littleton, CO43,71074%8%
Attleboro, MA43,77464%6%
York, PA43,81768%1%
Newark, CA43,63549%27%
Arlington, MA43,72880%18%
Source: The Arlington, MA 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.