Somerville school information

IndexSomervilleMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores55%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools141,16779,235
Total private schools550824,875
Total post-secondary schools11937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Somerville are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Somerville.
  • 86.3% of people in Somerville have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.5% of people in Somerville have completed high school.
  • 55.5% of people in Somerville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somerville

IndexSomervilleMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school85.5%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college68.9%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree59.2%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors55.5%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters26.9%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.7%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.5%2.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,05889%80%
Dover, MA2,24989%80%
Belmont, MA25,17388%79%
Winchester, MA21,86388%78%
Lexington, MA32,30688%78%
Somerville, MA77,56055%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brooklyn Park, MN77,57941%17%
Bellflower, CA77,52131%37%
Lynchburg, VA77,62665%32%
Lawrence, MA77,36451%3%
Tustin, CA77,76539%20%
Somerville, MA77,56055%12%
Source: The Somerville, 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.