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75%
  • Cambridge-south Dorchester High School
  • 2475 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge
  • Dorchester County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 782
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • Choptank Elementary School
  • 1103 Mace's Lane, Cambridge
  • Dorchester County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Sandy Hill Elementary
  • 1503 Glasgow Road, Cambridge
  • Dorchester County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
17%
  • Maple Elementary School
  • 5225 Egypt Rd., Cambridge
  • Dorchester County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
10%
  • Mace's Lane Middle School
  • 1101 Mace's Lane, Cambridge
  • Dorchester County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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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
The Cambridge, MD educational system consists of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cambridge public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 29% lower than than the Maryland average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cambridge public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.8% have completed high school, 20.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Cambridge schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cambridge, MD schools.

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Cambridge, MD12,55230%40%

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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.
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