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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 42%

Chelsea school information

IndexChelseaMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores40%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools91,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schools21937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chelsea are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Chelsea
  • 65.4% of people in Chelsea have completed 8th grade
  • 62.7% of people in Chelsea have completed high school
  • 17.5% of people in Chelsea have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Chelsea, MA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Chelsea

      IndexChelseaMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade65.4%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school62.7%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college34.5%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.6%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.5%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%2.6%1.3%

      Chelsea, MA School Districts

      • Chelsea School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Chelsea. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chelsea, MA schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Chelsea, MA, an average of 65.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.7% 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%
      Chelsea, MA38,24440%18%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Florence, SC38,22146%7%
      Friendswood, TX38,27286%75%
      Carpentersville, IL38,27523%54%
      Montclair, CA38,29426%47%
      Hanover Park, IL38,33133%33%
      Chelsea, MA38,24440%18%
      Source: The Chelsea, 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.