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Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 169%

Brookline school information

IndexBrooklineMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores81%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,221
Total private schools1150824,874
Total post-secondary schools41937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brookline are 65% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Brookline
  • 96.4% of people in Brookline have completed 8th grade
  • 96.2% of people in Brookline have completed high school
  • 81.6% of people in Brookline have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Brookline, MA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Brookline

      IndexBrooklineMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade96.4%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school96.2%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college90.4%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree83.9%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors81.6%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters52.3%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree27.1%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate13.4%2.6%1.3%

      Brookline, MA School Districts

      • Brookline School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 11 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Brookline. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brookline, MA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Brookline, MA, an average of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
      Dover, MA2,45389%80%
      Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
      Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
      Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
      Brookline, MA59,18081%65%

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      La Mesa, CA59,12545%8%
      Redmond, WA59,26876%55%
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      Brookline, MA59,18081%65%
      Source: The Brookline, 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.