Belfast school information

Average Test Scores58%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools634579,235
Total private schoolsn/a8924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,965

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  • The average school test scores in Belfast are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Belfast.
  • 88.9% of people in Belfast have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Belfast have completed high school.
  • 40.0% of people in Belfast have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Belfast

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  • Belfast Area High School98 Waldo AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 636 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Captain Albert W. Stevens School31 Elementary AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 302 · Ratio: 12:155
  • East Belfast School14 Swan Lake AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 14 · Ratio: 13:152
  • Troy A Howard Middle School173 Lincolnville AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 391 · Ratio: 11:166

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Education level achieved in Belfast

Completed 8th grade88.9%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school85.7%86.1%82.4%
Completed some college61.4%57.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%37.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.0%28.4%29.3%
Completed masters15.9%10.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Castine, ME98478%14%
Camden, ME3,35177%13%
Searsport, ME96465%5%
Bucksport, ME2,45350%26%
Belfast, ME6,66458%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Minnetrista, MN6,66166%3%
Kentfield, CA6,66789%30%
Souderton, PA6,66886%27%
North Syracuse, NY6,65970%3%
Hudson, NY6,65844%35%
Belfast, ME6,66458%16%
Source: The Belfast, ME 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.