Adelphi school information

Average Test Scores17%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schools167424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
The Adelphi, MD educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Adelphi public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 60% lower than than the Maryland average and 66% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Adelphi public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 34.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Adelphi are 66% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Adelphi.
  • 78.4% of people in Adelphi have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.8% of people in Adelphi have completed high school.
  • 34.1% of people in Adelphi have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Adelphi

Completed 8th grade78.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.7%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.1%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%2.5%1.3%

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

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McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Pimmit Hills, VA6,51191%85%
Falls Church, VA13,59789%81%
Dunn Loring, VA9,39789%80%
Adelphi, MD15,55417%66%

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Damascus, MD15,55454%9%
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Adelphi, MD15,55417%66%
Source: The Adelphi, 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.