West Dennis school information

IndexWest DennisMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores55%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools11,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The West Dennis, MA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Dennis public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 15% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Dennis public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.3% have completed high school, 37.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Dennis are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in West Dennis.
  • 91.6% of people in West Dennis have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.3% of people in West Dennis have completed high school.
  • 37.6% of people in West Dennis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Dennis

IndexWest DennisMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college66.0%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters13.8%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Eastham, MA1,74294%91%
East Harwich, MA4,97980%62%
Orleans, MA1,93778%58%
East Sandwich, MA3,73576%55%
Barnstable Town, MA44,49871%43%
West Dennis, MA2,47455%11%

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Bonners Ferry, ID2,47642%14%
West Dennis, MA2,47455%11%
Source: The West Dennis, MA 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.