Derby school information

Average Test Scoresn/a88%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools465479,235
Total private schools120724,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,965

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  • The average school test scores in Derby are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Derby.
  • 85.4% of people in Derby have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Derby have completed high school.
  • 26.7% of people in Derby have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Derby

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  • Bradley School155 David Humphreys RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 367 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Derby High School8 Nutmeg AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 385 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Derby Middle School10 Nutmeg AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 319 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Irving School9 Garden PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 14:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Derby

Completed 8th grade85.4%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school84.4%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college51.3%61.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.2%44.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.7%37.0%29.3%
Completed masters10.8%16.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.6%4.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newtown, CT2,02795%39%
New Haven, CT130,55374%9%
Naugatuck, CT31,79072%5%
Derby, CT12,837n/a 

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Conneaut, OH12,83672%6%
Dover, OH12,83987%28%
Destin, FL12,84074%8%
Atlantic Beach, FL12,84055%19%
Bardstown, KY12,83354%20%
Derby, CT12,837n/a 
Source: The Derby, CT 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.