Taunton school information

IndexTauntonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores51%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools161,16779,235
Total private schools550824,875
Total post-secondary schools21937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Taunton are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Taunton.
  • 79.5% of people in Taunton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.4% of people in Taunton have completed high school.
  • 18.5% of people in Taunton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Taunton

IndexTauntonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school77.4%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college46.3%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.1%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.5%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters5.7%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%2.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sharon, MA6,01087%77%
Norton Center, MA2,87082%67%
Mansfield Center, MA7,86182%66%
Foxborough, MA5,01376%54%
Bridgewater, MA8,37474%51%
Taunton, MA56,05651%3%

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Kettering, OH56,13885%72%
Midwest City, OK55,96464%31%
Lake Elsinore, CA56,24330%40%
Diamond Bar, CA56,25960%21%
New Brunswick, NJ55,80420%59%
Taunton, MA56,05651%3%
Source: The Taunton, 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.