Towson school information

IndexTowsonMarylandNational
Average Test Scores57%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools41,16379,235
Total private schools767424,875
Total post-secondary schools51127,965

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  • The average school test scores in Towson are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Towson.
  • 94.0% of people in Towson have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Towson have completed high school.
  • 62.1% of people in Towson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Towson

IndexTowsonMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school93.4%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college79.2%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree66.1%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors62.1%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters32.6%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.8%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.0%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fallston, MD9,05679%60%
Bel Air town, MD10,24070%41%
Hampton, MD4,96869%41%
Bel Air North, MD30,75869%40%
Bel Air, MD1,11968%38%
Towson, MD57,14657%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tamiami, FL57,12363%27%
Tinley Park, IL57,09941%16%
Port Orange, FL57,21864%30%
Rocky Mount, NC57,07127%46%
Dearborn Heights, MI57,06340%19%
Towson, MD57,14657%15%
Source: The Towson, 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.