Anderson school information

IndexAndersonIndianaNational
Average Test Scores55%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools231,75579,221
Total private schools667524,874
Total post-secondary schools41417,963
The Anderson, IN educational system consists of 23 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Anderson public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 17% lower than than the Indiana average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Anderson public schools is 16:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.3% have completed high school, 14.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Anderson are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Anderson.
  • 78.8% of people in Anderson have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.3% of people in Anderson have completed high school.
  • 14.0% of people in Anderson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Anderson

IndexAndersonIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

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

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Middletown, IN2,62479%61%
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Anderson, IN55,34255%12%

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Anderson, IN55,34255%12%
Source: The Anderson, IN 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.