Durham school information

IndexDurhamConnecticutNational
Average Test Scoresn/a88%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools565479,235
Total private schools120724,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,965

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  • The average school test scores in Durham are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Durham.
  • 94.1% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.1% of people in Durham have completed high school.
  • 52.1% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Durham

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  • Coginchaug Regional High School135 Pickett LaneGrades: 09 - 12Students: 569 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Francis E. Korn School144 Pickett LaneGrades: 03 - 04Students: 20 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Frank Ward Strong School191 Main Street (Route 17)Grades: 07 - 08Students: 35 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Frederick Brewster School126 Tuttle RoadGrades: PK - 02Students: 269 · Ratio: 12:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Durham

IndexDurhamConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school94.1%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college72.8%61.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.8%44.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors52.1%37.0%29.3%
Completed masters26.1%16.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.9%4.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Hampton, CT2,40294%38%
Moodus, CT1,40394%38%
Clinton, CT3,37291%34%
Higganum, CT1,67390%32%
Portland, CT5,63490%32%
Durham, CT2,924n/a 

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McCall, ID2,92587%27%
Bowling Green, FL2,92550%27%
Kewaunee, WI2,92582%21%
Petersburg, AK2,92684%24%
Cache, OK2,92282%20%
Durham, CT2,924n/a 
Source: The Durham, 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.