North Dorchester school information

IndexNorth DorchesterBostonMassachusetts
Average Test Scores76%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 North Dorchester are 55% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in North Dorchester.
  • 77.7% of people in North Dorchester have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.9% of people in North Dorchester have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in North Dorchester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North Dorchester

IndexNorth DorchesterBostonMassachusetts
Completed 8th grade77.7%83.6%87.8%
Completed high school75.9%82.1%86.6%
Completed some college53.1%62.9%64.0%
Completed associate degree38.6%49.1%47.7%
Completed bachelors33.5%44.6%40.0%
Completed masters11.7%20.1%17.4%
Completed professional degree2.8%7.0%5.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%2.8%2.4%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,05889%80%
Dover, MA2,24989%80%
Belmont, MA25,17388%79%
Winchester, MA21,86388%78%
Lexington, MA32,30688%78%
Boston, MA639,59451%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Seattle, WA637,85057%16%
Denver, CO633,77729%42%
Washington, DC633,73623%53%
Nashville, TN624,26143%12%
Memphis, TN656,71537%25%
Boston, MA639,59451%3%
Source: The North Dorchester, Boston, 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.