Jamaica Plain school information

IndexJamaica PlainBostonMassachusetts
Average Test Scores52%51%64%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:114:1
Total public schoolsn/a681,167
Total private schoolsn/a22508
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a53193

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  • The average school test scores in Jamaica Plain are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Jamaica Plain.
  • 88.6% of people in Jamaica Plain have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Jamaica Plain have completed high school.
  • 61.8% of people in Jamaica Plain have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jamaica Plain

IndexJamaica PlainBostonMassachusetts
Completed 8th grade88.6%84.3%88.3%
Completed high school87.7%82.8%87.2%
Completed some college75.9%64.4%65.0%
Completed associate degree64.6%51.0%49.0%
Completed bachelors61.8%46.4%41.2%
Completed masters32.8%20.7%18.2%
Completed professional degree14.3%7.3%5.4%
Completed doctorate6.6%3.0%2.6%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
Boston, MA658,27951%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Nashville, TN643,77143%12%
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Source: The Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 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.