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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 31%

Cambridge school information

IndexCambridgeMarylandNational
Average Test Scores30%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools81,16379,221
Total private schools467424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cambridge are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Cambridge
  • 81.8% of people in Cambridge have completed 8th grade
  • 79.8% of people in Cambridge have completed high school
  • 20.9% of people in Cambridge have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Cambridge, MD Schools

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      Education level achieved in Cambridge

      IndexCambridgeMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade81.8%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school79.8%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college44.7%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.3%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.9%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters8.2%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%2.5%1.3%

      Cambridge, MD School Districts

      • Dorchester County Public Schools

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cambridge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cambridge, MD schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cambridge, MD, an average of 81.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Trappe, MD1,26147%4%
      Church Creek, MD10647%4%
      Hurlock, MD2,09242%15%
      Tilghman Island, MD89240%20%
      Preston, MD90332%35%
      Cambridge, MD12,55230%40%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Palos Heights, IL12,54450%1%
      Lakeland, TN12,54187%76%
      New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,56615%69%
      Gatesville, TX12,53875%52%
      Windsor Locks, CT12,53735%30%
      Cambridge, MD12,55230%40%
      Source: The Cambridge, 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.