Canaan school information

Average Test Scores50%47%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a65479,221
Total private schoolsn/a20724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Canaan, CT educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Canaan public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 6% higher than than the Connecticut average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Canaan public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 14.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Canaan are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Canaan.
  • 84.4% of people in Canaan have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Canaan have completed high school.
  • 14.0% of people in Canaan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Canaan

Completed 8th grade84.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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Falls Village, CT49050%1%
Canaan, CT1,19250%1%

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Newark, TX1,19265%31%
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Canaan, CT1,19250%1%
Source: The Canaan, CT 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.