District Heights school information

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Average Test Scores62%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,235
Total private schoolsn/a67424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,965

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  • The average school test scores in District Heights are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in District Heights.
  • 85.5% of people in District Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in District Heights have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in District Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in District Heights

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  • Concord Elementary2004 Concord LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 364 · Ratio: 17:188
  • District Heights Elementary2200 County RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 459 · Ratio: 16:147
  • Francis Scott Key Elementary2301 Scott Key DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 621 · Ratio: 15:165
  • Thomas Claggett Elementary2001 Addison RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 29 · Ratio: 11:147

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Education level achieved in District Heights

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade85.5%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school84.6%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college48.2%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.0%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters5.1%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crofton, MD28,14095%40%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
Chevy Chase, MD2,90793%37%
Glenn Dale, MD13,58492%34%
Cheverly, MD6,30790%33%
District Heights, MD5,97762%9%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Rock, NM5,97781%18%
Hebron, KY5,97670%3%
Countryside, IL5,97482%20%
Indiantown, FL5,98154%21%
New Brighton, PA5,97367%1%
District Heights, MD5,97762%9%
Source: The District Heights, 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.