Fitchburg school information

IndexFitchburgMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores53%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools121,16779,221
Total private schools650824,874
Total post-secondary schools31937,963
The Fitchburg, MA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Fitchburg public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 18% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fitchburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fitchburg are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Fitchburg.
  • 78.6% of people in Fitchburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.8% of people in Fitchburg have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Fitchburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fitchburg

IndexFitchburgMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college47.5%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%2.6%1.3%

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Fitchburg, MA40,44153%8%

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Fitchburg, MA40,44153%8%
Source: The Fitchburg, MA 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.