Shirley school information

Average Test Scores57%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio32:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,235
Total private schoolsn/a50824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Shirley are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Shirley.
  • 87.9% of people in Shirley have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in Shirley have completed high school.
  • 25.7% of people in Shirley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Shirley

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  • Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School1 Hospital RoadGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Lura A. White Elementary School34 Lancaster RoadGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:160

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Education level achieved in Shirley

Completed 8th grade87.9%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school86.3%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college68.7%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.3%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.7%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Groton, MA93982%20%
Lunenburg, MA1,83178%15%
Devens, MA1,74575%10%
Marlborough, MA39,14175%10%
Rutland, MA2,47870%3%
Shirley, MA1,32157%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ellenboro, NC1,32186%26%
Livonia, NY1,32269%2%
Auburn, KS1,32292%35%
Parker City, IN1,32083%22%
Payson, IL1,32285%25%
Shirley, MA1,32157%17%
Source: The Shirley, MA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.