Belchertown school information

IndexBelchertownMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores74%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Belchertown, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belchertown public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 15% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 50% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belchertown public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 32.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Belchertown are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Belchertown.
  • 84.2% of people in Belchertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Belchertown have completed high school.
  • 32.3% of people in Belchertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belchertown

IndexBelchertownMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.3%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters15.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%2.6%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fiskdale, MA2,40581%65%
Wilbraham, MA3,91680%62%
Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%
Warren, MA1,22873%47%
Hatfield, MA1,48772%46%
Belchertown, MA3,12074%50%

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Greenwood Lake, NY3,11850%1%
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Belchertown, MA3,12074%50%
Source: The Belchertown, 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.