Gardner school information

IndexGardnerMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores41%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schools350824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
The Gardner, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gardner public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 35% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gardner public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.4% have completed high school, 17.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gardner are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gardner.
  • 81.4% of people in Gardner have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.4% of people in Gardner have completed high school.
  • 17.7% of people in Gardner have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gardner

IndexGardnerMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school79.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.7%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%2.6%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lunenburg, MA2,02773%48%
Rutland, MA2,44972%47%
Townsend, MA1,41372%46%
Barre, MA1,25970%43%
Leominster, MA41,30466%35%
Gardner, MA20,33441%16%

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American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%
Lathrop, CA20,33134%31%
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Mililani Mauka, HI20,32271%44%
Crest Hill, IL20,31623%53%
Gardner, MA20,33441%16%
Source: The Gardner, 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.