Dedham school information

IndexDedhamMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores74%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools71,16779,235
Total private schools250824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Dedham are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Dedham.
  • 93.3% of people in Dedham have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.1% of people in Dedham have completed high school.
  • 47.2% of people in Dedham have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dedham

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  • Avery336 High StreetGrades: 1 - 5Students: 312 · Ratio: 12:155
  • Dedham High140 Whiting AvenueGrades: 9 - 12Students: 700 · Ratio: 11:194
  • Dedham Middle School70 Whiting AvenueGrades: 6 - 8Students: 680 · Ratio: 12:173
  • Early Childhood Center322 Sprague StreetGrades: PK - 1Students: 306 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Greenlodge191 Greenlodge StreetGrades: 1 - 5Students: 305 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Oakdale147 Cedar StreetGrades: 1 - 5Students: 286 · Ratio: 13:175
  • Riverdale143 Needham StreetGrades: 1 - 5Students: 187 · Ratio: 12:167

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Education level achieved in Dedham

IndexDedhamMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school92.1%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college70.9%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.4%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors47.2%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters19.6%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.8%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,24989%80%
Belmont, MA25,17388%79%
Winchester, MA21,86388%78%
Lexington, MA32,30688%78%
Sharon, MA6,01087%77%
Dedham, MA25,11174%50%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salem, VA25,12085%74%
Woodstock, IL25,12125%49%
Temple Terrace, FL25,09846%6%
Statesville, NC25,13237%25%
Timberwood Park, TX25,08689%80%
Dedham, MA25,11174%50%
Source: The Dedham, 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.