Belfast school information

IndexBelfastMaineNational
Average Test Scoresn/a41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools634579,221
Total private schoolsn/a8924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Belfast, ME educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belfast public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Maine average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belfast public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 41.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Belfast are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Belfast.
  • 89.5% of people in Belfast have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Belfast have completed high school.
  • 41.4% of people in Belfast have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belfast

IndexBelfastMaineNational
Completed 8th grade89.5%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.5%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.4%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters18.1%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Camden, ME3,33860%21%
Castine, ME89960%21%
Searsport, ME92534%31%
Bucksport, ME2,56430%39%
Belfast, ME6,641n/a 

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Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
Oneonta, AL6,64548%3%
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Opp, AL6,63543%13%
Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM6,64838%23%
Belfast, ME6,641n/a 
Source: The Belfast, 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.