Meriden school information

Average Test Scores32%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools1565479,221
Total private schools720724,874
Total post-secondary schools2817,963
The Meriden, CT educational system consists of 15 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Meriden public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 32% lower than than the Connecticut average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Meriden public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Meriden are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Meriden.
  • 84.5% of people in Meriden have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Meriden have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Meriden have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Meriden

Completed 8th grade84.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%
Higganum, CT1,74565%31%
Glastonbury Center, CT7,52364%31%
Kensington, CT8,52860%22%
Meriden, CT60,20332%35%

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Meriden, CT60,20332%35%
Source: The Meriden, 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.