Greenbelt school information

IndexGreenbeltMarylandNational
Average Test Scores37%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schools167424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
The Greenbelt, MD educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Greenbelt public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 10% lower than than the Maryland average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Greenbelt public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 43.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Greenbelt are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Greenbelt.
  • 87.0% of people in Greenbelt have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Greenbelt have completed high school.
  • 43.4% of people in Greenbelt have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Greenbelt

IndexGreenbeltMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college70.4%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.4%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters19.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.7%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
Lake Barcroft, VA9,85178%58%
Springdale, MD2,87877%56%
Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
Rose Hill, VA20,96875%52%
Greenbelt, MD23,62337%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairfax, VA23,62079%60%
Marshall, TX23,65162%27%
Palm Springs, FL23,59231%37%
North Laurel, MD23,59041%17%
Mequon, WI23,66373%49%
Greenbelt, MD23,62337%24%
Source: The Greenbelt, MD 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.