Taneytown school information

IndexTaneytownMarylandNational
Average Test Scores32%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools21,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Taneytown, MD educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Taneytown public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 22% lower than than the Maryland average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Taneytown public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 24.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Taneytown are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Taneytown.
  • 85.7% of people in Taneytown have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Taneytown have completed high school.
  • 24.2% of people in Taneytown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Taneytown

IndexTaneytownMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.2%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Littlestown, PA4,44965%33%
Parkville, PA6,93764%30%
New Oxford, PA2,25662%27%
Union Bridge, MD88062%26%
Midway, PA1,90762%26%
Taneytown, MD6,75532%34%

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Marion, SC6,75629%42%
Vandalia, IL6,75813%75%
Gibsonville, NC6,75937%25%
Torrington, WY6,75945%9%
Lake City, SC6,75137%25%
Taneytown, MD6,75532%34%
Source: The Taneytown, 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.