Bristol school information

IndexBristolConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1665479,221
Total private schools620724,874
Total post-secondary schools1817,963
The Bristol, CT educational system consists of 16 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Bristol public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 5% lower than than the Connecticut average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bristol public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.0% have completed high school, 26.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bristol are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Bristol.
  • 85.6% of people in Bristol have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.0% of people in Bristol have completed high school.
  • 26.5% of people in Bristol have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bristol

IndexBristolConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.5%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Northwest Harwinton, CT3,10377%56%
West Simsbury, CT2,35476%53%
Simsbury Center, CT5,96874%50%
Weatogue, CT3,17972%45%
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Bristol, CT60,43744%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Taylorsville, UT60,44832%36%
Rocklin, CA60,50962%27%
National City, CA60,34930%39%
West Allis, WI60,54342%14%
Auburn, AL60,31863%28%
Bristol, CT60,43744%10%
Source: The Bristol, CT 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.