Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 4%
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Ayer school information

Average Test Scores60%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ayer are 25% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Ayer
  • 89.5% of people in Ayer have completed 8th grade
  • 87.7% of people in Ayer have completed high school
  • 29.0% of people in Ayer have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ayer

      Completed 8th grade89.5%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school87.7%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college58.5%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.8%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.0%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters14.4%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%2.6%1.3%

      Ayer, MA School Districts

      • Ayer-Shirley School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ayer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ayer, MA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Ayer, MA, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Concord, MA7,62281%67.3%
      Groton, MA1,16375%55.2%
      Littleton Common, MA3,00266%36.1%
      Devens, MA1,77364%32.0%
      Pepperell, MA2,41761%26.2%
      Ayer, MA2,87960%25.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mountain Iron, MN2,87955%13.3%
      Monterey, TN2,88030%37.7%
      Flemingsburg, KY2,88053%10.1%
      Evansville, WY2,88052%8.1%
      Springdale, MD2,87840%17.4%
      Ayer, MA2,87960%25.2%
      Source: The Ayer, 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.