Gorham school information

IndexGorhamMaineNational
Average Test Scores55%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools734579,221
Total private schoolsn/a8924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Gorham, ME educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gorham public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 35% higher than than the Maine average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gorham public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 48.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gorham are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Gorham.
  • 93.4% of people in Gorham have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Gorham have completed high school.
  • 48.1% of people in Gorham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gorham

IndexGorhamMaineNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.8%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.2%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yarmouth, ME5,70969%41%
Scarborough, ME5,26862%26%
Cumberland Center, ME2,47561%24%
Little Falls, ME63557%16%
Falmouth, ME2,01852%5%
Gorham, ME6,33155%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
South Williamsport, PA6,32865%32%
Tanglewilde, WA6,32650%1%
Finderne, NJ6,33662%26%
Selma, NC6,32524%52%
Gorham, ME6,33155%12%
Source: The Gorham, ME 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.