Jessup school information

IndexJessupMarylandNational
Average Test Scores40%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools31,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Jessup, MD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jessup public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 4% lower than than the Maryland average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jessup public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 58.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 55.3% have completed high school, 6.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jessup are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Jessup.
  • 58.2% of people in Jessup have completed 8th grade.
  • 55.3% of people in Jessup have completed high school.
  • 6.1% of people in Jessup have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Jessup Elementary2900 Elementary School LnGrades: PK - 5Students: 476 · Ratio: 16:140

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Education level achieved in Jessup

IndexJessupMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade58.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school55.3%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college31.2%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.1%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters1.2%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Springdale, MD2,87877%56%
Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
Severna Park, MD38,51475%52%
Edgewater, MD9,25070%42%
Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
Jessup, MD7,65540%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Old Town, ME7,65539%20%
Wetumpka, AL7,65447%4%
Sangaree, SC7,65844%12%
Gold River, CA7,65264%30%
West Slope, OR7,65075%52%
Jessup, MD7,65540%19%
Source: The Jessup, 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.