Belmont school information

IndexBelmontMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores88%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools71,16779,221
Total private schools450824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Belmont, MA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belmont public schools have average test scores of 88% which is 37% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 79% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belmont public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.7% have completed high school, 73.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 18.4% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Belmont are 79% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Belmont.
  • 96.9% of people in Belmont have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.7% of people in Belmont have completed high school.
  • 73.4% of people in Belmont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belmont

IndexBelmontMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school96.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college88.3%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree78.3%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters45.3%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree18.4%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate11.2%2.6%1.3%

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

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Belmont, MA25,55588%79%

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Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Source: The Belmont, 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.