Higganum school information

Average Test Scores65%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools565479,221
Total private schoolsn/a20724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Higganum, CT educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Higganum public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 38% higher than than the Connecticut average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Higganum public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.0% have completed high school, 55.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Higganum are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Higganum.
  • 89.0% of people in Higganum have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.0% of people in Higganum have completed high school.
  • 55.3% of people in Higganum have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Higganum

Completed 8th grade89.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.0%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college72.2%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.6%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.3%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters32.5%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.4%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison Center, CT2,40485%72%
Guilford Center, CT2,51778%59%
Chester Center, CT1,98677%56%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%
Deep River Center, CT2,32163%29%
Higganum, CT1,74565%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mazomanie, WI1,74551%4%
Woodland Park, NE1,74585%72%
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Higganum, CT1,74565%31%
Source: The Higganum, CT 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.