Chatham school information

IndexChathamMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores53%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Chatham, MA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chatham public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 17% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chatham public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.7% have completed high school, 50.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chatham are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Chatham.
  • 95.7% of people in Chatham have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.7% of people in Chatham have completed high school.
  • 50.4% of people in Chatham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chatham

IndexChathamMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school95.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.8%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.4%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters16.8%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%2.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Eastham, MA1,74294%91%
East Harwich, MA4,97980%62%
Orleans, MA1,93778%58%
Brewster, MA2,08867%36%
South Yarmouth, MA10,95367%35%
Chatham, MA1,42953%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Parker City, IN1,42975%52%
Decatur, TN1,42960%22%
Albany, LA1,42976%54%
Ringgold, LA1,42962%26%
Byron, CA1,42938%22%
Chatham, MA1,42953%8%
Source: The Chatham, 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.