Bennington school information

Average Test Scores35%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:111:116:1
Total public schools914379,221
Total private schools56724,874
Total post-secondary schools3237,963
The Bennington, VT educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Bennington public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 25% lower than than the Vermont average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bennington public schools is 11:1, compared to 11:1 in Vermont and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 27.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bennington are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Bennington.
  • 83.7% of people in Bennington have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Bennington have completed high school.
  • 27.3% of people in Bennington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bennington

Completed 8th grade83.7%89.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college54.1%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.4%44.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.3%36.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%14.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%4.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamstown, MA4,31580%63%
Old Bennington, VT18770%41%
North Adams, MA13,32657%17%
Cambridge, NY1,79250%1%
Readsboro, VT29050%1%
Bennington, VT8,94535%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boiling Springs, SC8,94556%14%
Lakes, AK8,94438%22%
Lantana, TX8,94494%91%
Claymont, DE8,94350%2%
Maili, HI8,94321%58%
Bennington, VT8,94535%28%
Source: The Bennington, VT 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.