Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 48%
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Mattapan school information

Average Test Scores23%33%52%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:114:1
Total public schoolsn/a681,167
Total private schoolsn/a22508
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a53193

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mattapan are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Mattapan
  • 76.6% of people in Mattapan have completed 8th grade
  • 74.7% of people in Mattapan have completed high school
  • 15.8% of people in Mattapan have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mattapan

      Completed 8th grade76.6%84.3%88.3%
      Completed high school74.7%82.8%87.2%
      Completed some college45.8%64.4%65.0%
      Completed associate degree24.0%51.0%49.0%
      Completed bachelors15.8%46.4%41.2%
      Completed masters5.3%20.7%18.2%
      Completed professional degree0.9%7.3%5.4%
      Completed doctorate0.3%3.0%2.6%

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dover, MA2,45385%77.0%
      Belmont, MA25,55584%73.5%
      Winchester, MA22,49181%68.9%
      Wellesley, MA28,90980%65.6%
      Hingham, MA5,77779%65.0%
      Boston, MA658,27933%32.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Washington, DC659,00931%35.1%
      Memphis, TN655,85721%56.5%
      Seattle, WA668,84960%24.6%
      Nashville, TN643,77126%45.1%
      El Paso, TX678,05850%3.2%
      Boston, MA658,27933%32.1%
      Source: The Mattapan, Boston, 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.