Bridgeport school information

IndexBridgeportConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores20%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools4465479,235
Total private schools1320724,875
Total post-secondary schools7817,965

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  • The average school test scores in Bridgeport are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 44 public schools in Bridgeport.
  • 73.2% of people in Bridgeport have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.0% of people in Bridgeport have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Bridgeport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bridgeport

IndexBridgeportConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school70.0%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college42.2%61.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%44.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.5%37.0%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%16.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westport, CT27,05579%60%
Darien, CT21,19078%58%
Orange, CT13,94772%45%
Trumbull, CT36,44469%40%
Southport, CT1,71167%36%
Bridgeport, CT146,68020%59%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alexandria, VA146,42270%42%
Paterson, NJ146,34119%60%
Torrance, CA147,18158%18%
Cary, NC146,04168%38%
Sunnyvale, CA145,92156%13%
Bridgeport, CT146,68020%59%
Source: The Bridgeport, CT 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.