Kensington school information

IndexKensingtonConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores60%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools165479,221
Total private schools220724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Kensington, CT educational system consists of 1 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kensington public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 28% higher than than the Connecticut average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kensington public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.6% have completed high school, 36.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kensington are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Kensington.
  • 91.0% of people in Kensington have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.6% of people in Kensington have completed high school.
  • 36.1% of people in Kensington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kensington

IndexKensingtonConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college62.6%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.1%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%
Collinsville, CT3,69365%33%
West Hartford, CT63,18765%31%
Higganum, CT1,74565%31%
Kensington, CT8,52860%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Farmingdale, NY8,53246%7%
Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
Meadowbrook, AL8,53460%21%
Northfield, NJ8,53750%2%
Bradford, PA8,54059%19%
Kensington, CT8,52860%22%
Source: The Kensington, 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.