Bedford school information

IndexBedfordIndianaNational
Average Test Scores66%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools121,75579,221
Total private schools267524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Bedford, IN educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bedford public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 1% lower than than the Indiana average and 34% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bedford public schools is 16:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 12.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bedford are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Bedford.
  • 79.8% of people in Bedford have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Bedford have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in Bedford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bedford

IndexBedfordIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.2%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.7%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Smithville-Sanders, IN3,51973%47%
Campbellsburg, IN60270%41%
Mitchell, IN4,28769%41%
Orleans, IN2,43766%34%
Oolitic, IN1,10160%21%
Bedford, IN13,34166%34%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sauk Rapids, MN13,33462%25%
Fruitville, FL13,33365%31%
Mercerville, NJ13,32849%1%
North Adams, MA13,32657%17%
Lewisville, NC13,35679%61%
Bedford, IN13,34166%34%
Source: The Bedford, IN 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.