Bangor school information

IndexBangorMaineNational
Average Test Scores53%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1134579,221
Total private schools88924,874
Total post-secondary schools6457,963
The Bangor, ME educational system consists of 11 public schools, 8 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Bangor public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 30% higher than than the Maine average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bangor public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 30.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bangor are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Bangor.
  • 87.4% of people in Bangor have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in Bangor have completed high school.
  • 30.4% of people in Bangor have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bangor

IndexBangorMaineNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.3%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.4%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orono, ME9,60154%9%
Hampden, ME3,72754%9%
Winterport, ME1,21143%13%
Brewer, ME9,28442%15%
Old Town, ME7,65539%20%
Bangor, ME32,49153%7%

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Lewiston, ID32,48444%10%
Englewood, CO32,52322%55%
Juneau, AK32,52440%19%
Waxahachie, TX32,53674%49%
Hopkinsville, KY32,44237%25%
Bangor, ME32,49153%7%
Source: The Bangor, ME education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 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.