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  • Amherst Regional High
  • 21 Mattoon Street, Amherst Center
  • Amherst-Pelham
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 980
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Amherst Regional Middle School
  • 170 Chestnut Street, Amherst Center
  • Amherst-Pelham
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 461
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Wildwood Elementary
  • 71 Strong Street, Amherst Center
  • Amherst
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 412
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Amherst Center school information

IndexAmherst CenterMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores77%64%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Amherst Center, MA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Amherst Center public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 21% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Amherst Center public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.8% have completed high school, 65.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Amherst Center

IndexAmherst CenterMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade95.8%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college81.8%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.7%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.3%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters43.9%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.5%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate15.8%2.6%1.3%

Amherst Center, MA School Districts

Amherst-Pelham School DistrictAmherst School District

There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Amherst Center. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Amherst Center, MA schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Amherst Center, MA, an average of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Amherst Center schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Amherst Center, MA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belchertown, MA3,12074%50%
Hatfield, MA1,48772%46%
South Deerfield, MA1,53870%42%
Easthampton Town, MA16,04267%36%
Granby, MA1,47566%35%
Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Middletown, DE20,04554%9%
Clifton, CO20,02121%58%
Murphy, TX20,01590%83%
Miamisburg, OH20,06973%49%
Shenandoah, LA19,99975%53%
Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%
Source: The Amherst Center, 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.
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