Brockton school information

IndexBrocktonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores40%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools261,16779,221
Total private schools1350824,874
Total post-secondary schools51937,963
The Brockton, MA educational system consists of 26 public schools, 13 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Brockton public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 37% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Brockton public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.8% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Brockton are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Brockton.
  • 77.3% of people in Brockton have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.8% of people in Brockton have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in Brockton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Brockton

IndexBrocktonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school75.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.2%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
Medfield, MA6,57587%76%
Hingham, MA5,77786%76%
Needham, MA30,16783%68%
Brockton, MA94,81340%18%

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Livonia, MI94,84950%2%
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New Bedford, MA94,98846%6%
Brockton, MA94,81340%18%
Source: The Brockton, 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.