Amherst school information

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores66%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a23479,221
Total private schoolsn/a14424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a407,963
The Amherst, NH educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Amherst public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 26% higher than than the New Hampshire average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Amherst public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in New Hampshire and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.8% have completed high school, 76.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Amherst are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Amherst.
  • 97.8% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.8% of people in Amherst have completed high school.
  • 76.3% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade97.8%89.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.8%88.4%83.0%
Completed some college96.1%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.3%45.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.3%35.5%30.3%
Completed masters44.1%13.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Townsend, MA1,41372%46%
Pepperell, MA2,41770%42%
Londonderry, NH11,04961%25%
Goffstown, NH3,22561%24%
East Merrimack, NH3,92055%12%
Amherst, NH67066%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mulberry Grove, IL67034%31%
Mossyrock, WA67046%7%
Cordova, MD67037%25%
Swifton, AR67036%28%
Anthon, IA67070%41%
Amherst, NH67066%33%
Source: The Amherst, NH 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.