Bar Harbor school information

IndexBar HarborMaineNational
Average Test Scores69%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools134579,221
Total private schools18924,874
Total post-secondary schools1457,963
The Bar Harbor, ME educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Bar Harbor public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 69% higher than than the Maine average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bar Harbor public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.3% have completed high school, 51.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bar Harbor are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Bar Harbor.
  • 95.8% of people in Bar Harbor have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.3% of people in Bar Harbor have completed high school.
  • 51.5% of people in Bar Harbor have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bar Harbor

IndexBar HarborMaineNational
Completed 8th grade95.8%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school95.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.2%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.8%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters16.2%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southwest Harbor, ME85055%11%
Ellsworth, ME7,87947%5%
Bar Harbor, ME2,32969%40%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Uniontown, AL2,32914%73%
Berwick, ME2,32953%7%
Ord, NE2,32982%67%
Lomira, WI2,32954%10%
Red Lodge, MT2,32852%6%
Bar Harbor, ME2,32969%40%
Source: The Bar Harbor, ME 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.