Cambridge school information

IndexCambridgeMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores56%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools171,16779,235
Total private schools1350824,875
Total post-secondary schools141937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Cambridge are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Cambridge.
  • 93.1% of people in Cambridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.6% of people in Cambridge have completed high school.
  • 74.7% of people in Cambridge have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cambridge

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  • Amigos School101 Kinnaird StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 318 · Ratio: 11:165
  • Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School21 Notre Dame AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 341 · Ratio: 15:145
  • Cambridge Rindge And Latin459 Broadway AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 158 · Ratio: 10:175
  • Cambridgeport89 Elm StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 281 · Ratio: 13:154
  • Community Charter School Of Cambridge245 Bent StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 329 · Ratio: 12:170
  • Fletcher/Maynard Academy225 Windsor StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 239 · Ratio: 9:137
  • Graham And Parks44 Linnaean StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 415 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Haggerty110 Cushing StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 262 · Ratio: 10:161
  • John M Tobin197 Vassal LaneGrades: PK - 08Students: 407 · Ratio: 11:144
  • Kennedy-Longfellow158 Spring StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 402 · Ratio: 11:148
  • King Open850 Cambridge StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 493 · Ratio: 12:149
  • Maria L. Baldwin28 Sacramento StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 374 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Martin Luther King Jr.100 Putnam AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 285 · Ratio: 11:145
  • Morse40 Granite StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 427 · Ratio: 12:152
  • Peabody70 Rindge AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 536 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School50 Essex StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,115 · Ratio: 14:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Cambridge

IndexCambridgeMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school92.6%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college84.6%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree76.9%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors74.7%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters45.2%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree19.3%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate12.5%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,24988%29%
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Winchester, MA21,86385%24%
Cambridge, MA106,84456%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
High Point, NC106,79768%1%
Lehigh Acres, FL106,74743%36%
Round Rock, TX106,97290%32%
Billings, MT106,97971%4%
Brandon, FL106,60455%20%
Cambridge, MA106,84456%18%
Source: The Cambridge, 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.