District Heights school information

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Average Test Scores10%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The District Heights, MD educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. District Heights public schools have average test scores of 10% which is 77% lower than than the Maryland average and 81% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of District Heights public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.9% have completed high school, 11.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in District Heights are 81% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in District Heights.
  • 84.2% of people in District Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in District Heights have completed high school.
  • 11.0% of people in District Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in District Heights

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.0%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.0%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
Franconia, VA19,93581%65%
Hayfield, VA4,45381%65%
Kingstowne, VA15,77980%63%
Fort Hunt, VA17,18278%58%
District Heights, MD5,95110%81%

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Fort Washington, PA5,95178%59%
Chickasaw, AL5,95522%56%
Trenton, MO5,94663%27%
Air Force Academy, CO5,95745%8%
Watchung, NJ5,94470%43%
District Heights, MD5,95110%81%
Source: The District Heights, MD 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.