Sykesville school information

IndexSykesvilleMarylandNational
Average Test Scores67%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools101,16379,221
Total private schools267424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Sykesville, MD educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sykesville public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 60% higher than than the Maryland average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sykesville public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.2% have completed high school, 45.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sykesville are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Sykesville.
  • 91.2% of people in Sykesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in Sykesville have completed high school.
  • 45.5% of people in Sykesville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sykesville

IndexSykesvilleMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.2%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.5%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%
Union Bridge, MD88062%26%
Owings Mills, MD33,33259%19%
Catonsville, MD42,02756%13%
Sykesville, MD3,94067%35%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hickory Creek, TX3,93986%74%
Chattanooga Valley, GA3,94239%22%
Austin, IN3,93862%26%
Puhi, HI3,94213%75%
North Wildwood, NJ3,94342%15%
Sykesville, MD3,94067%35%
Source: The Sykesville, 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.