Takoma Park school information

IndexTakoma ParkMarylandNational
Average Test Scores76%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools41,16379,235
Total private schools567424,875
Total post-secondary schools21127,965

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  • The average school test scores in Takoma Park are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Takoma Park.
  • 89.4% of people in Takoma Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in Takoma Park have completed high school.
  • 52.8% of people in Takoma Park have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Takoma Park

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  • Carole Highlands Elementary1610 Hannon StGrades: PK - 06Students: 698 · Ratio: 16:160
  • Piney Branch Elementary7510 Maple AveGrades: 03 - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Rolling Terrace Elementary705 Bayfield StGrades: PK - 05Students: 749 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Takoma Park Elementary7511 Holly AveGrades: KG - 02Students: 493 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Takoma Park

IndexTakoma ParkMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school88.8%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college71.1%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree56.6%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors52.8%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters31.8%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.4%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate6.3%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Potomac, MD24,00397%43%
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
Brookeville, MD15695%39%
McLean, VA48,07895%39%
Takoma Park, MD17,30776%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wayne, MI17,31443%37%
South Houston, TX17,32390%32%
Huntington, IN17,28478%14%
New Philadelphia, OH17,33482%20%
Clayton, NC17,27484%23%
Takoma Park, MD17,30776%12%
Source: The Takoma Park, MD 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.