Beltsville school information

Average Test Scores49%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools61,16379,221
Total private schools267424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
The Beltsville, MD educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Beltsville public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 19% higher than than the Maryland average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beltsville public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.0% have completed high school, 30.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beltsville are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Beltsville.
  • 79.6% of people in Beltsville have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.0% of people in Beltsville have completed high school.
  • 30.3% of people in Beltsville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beltsville

Completed 8th grade79.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.0%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college57.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.6%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%2.5%1.3%

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

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McLean, VA48,86795%92%
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Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
Potomac, MD45,88278%59%
Beltsville, MD18,55849%0%

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Beltsville, MD18,55849%0%
Source: The Beltsville, MD 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.