Westminster school information

IndexWestminsterMarylandNational
Average Test Scores51%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools181,16379,221
Total private schools867424,874
Total post-secondary schools21127,963
The Westminster, MD educational system consists of 18 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Westminster public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 23% higher than than the Maryland average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westminster public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.3% have completed high school, 31.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Westminster are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Westminster.
  • 86.6% of people in Westminster have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Westminster have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Westminster have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westminster

IndexWestminsterMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college59.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.9%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.6%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
Glen Rock, PA1,91369%40%
Sykesville, MD3,94067%35%
Littlestown, PA4,44965%33%
Parkville, PA6,93764%30%
Westminster, MD18,66551%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morristown, NJ18,67749%1%
Forest Park, OH18,67958%18%
Deerfield, IL18,68663%28%
Rosedale, MD18,64134%31%
Augusta, ME18,69143%13%
Westminster, MD18,66551%4%
Source: The Westminster, 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.