Damascus school information

IndexDamascusMarylandNational
Average Test Scores54%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,235
Total private schools167424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,965

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  • The average school test scores in Damascus are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Damascus.
  • 92.6% of people in Damascus have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Damascus have completed high school.
  • 49.5% of people in Damascus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Damascus

IndexDamascusMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school92.4%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college73.6%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.5%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.5%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters20.3%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.0%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.5%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brookeville, MD15695%92%
North Potomac, MD24,00376%53%
Urbana, MD9,99074%50%
Linganore, MD9,15470%43%
Eldersburg, MD31,79970%42%
Damascus, MD15,09454%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Katy, TX15,07184%70%
Mount Vernon, IL15,06923%54%
Pataskala, OH15,06977%56%
The Dalles, OR15,06838%22%
Clearlake, CA15,12116%67%
Damascus, MD15,09454%9%
Source: The Damascus, MD 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.