Essex school information

Average Test Scores75%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools11,16779,235
Total private schoolsn/a50824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Essex are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Essex.
  • 97.0% of people in Essex have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.3% of people in Essex have completed high school.
  • 43.6% of people in Essex have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Essex Elementary12 Story StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 279 · Ratio: 13:175

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Education level achieved in Essex

Completed 8th grade97.0%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school96.3%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college77.4%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree56.6%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors43.6%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters21.0%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.2%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Topsfield, MA2,98386%26%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Marblehead, MA20,16379%16%
Ipswich, MA4,00378%15%
Boxford, MA2,22878%14%
Essex, MA1,73375%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pittsfield, NH1,73356%17%
South Deerfield, MA1,73365%5%
Adamstown, PA1,73388%29%
Appalachia, VA1,73283%22%
Pocahontas, IA1,73283%21%
Essex, MA1,73375%11%
Source: The Essex, 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.