Gloucester school information

Average Test Scores56%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,235
Total private schools450824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gloucester are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Gloucester.
  • 86.5% of people in Gloucester have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Gloucester have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Gloucester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gloucester

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  • Beeman Memorial138 Cherry StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 286 · Ratio: 13:145
  • East Gloucester Elementary8 Davis St ExtGrades: KG - 05Students: 262 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Gloucester Community Arts Charter SchoolPo Box 1631Grades: 04 - 07Students: 67 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Gloucester High32 Leslie O. Johnson RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,052 · Ratio: 13:176
  • Milton L Fuller Elementary4 School House RdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 65 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Plum Cove School15 Hickory StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 221 · Ratio: 14:155
  • Ralph B O'Maley Middle32 Cherry StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 695 · Ratio: 14:154
  • Veterans Memorial11 Webster StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 238 · Ratio: 10:131
  • West Parish10 Concord StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 384 · Ratio: 15:158

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Education level achieved in Gloucester

Completed 8th grade86.5%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school85.3%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college59.4%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.8%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.7%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters12.6%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.4%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Topsfield, MA2,98386%26%
Marblehead, MA20,16379%16%
Ipswich, MA4,00378%15%
Rockport, MA4,83278%14%
Swampscott, MA13,91277%13%
Gloucester, MA29,23756%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plainfield, IN29,22091%34%
Lake Stevens, WA29,25878%15%
Port Chester, NY29,27566%3%
Cedar City, UT29,17585%25%
Oak Ridge, TN29,30165%5%
Gloucester, MA29,23756%18%
Source: The Gloucester, 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.