Damariscotta school information

IndexDamariscottaMaineNational
Average Test Scores53%41%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34579,221
Total private schoolsn/a8924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Damariscotta, ME educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Damariscotta public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 29% higher than than the Maine average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Damariscotta public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 46.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Damariscotta are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Damariscotta.
  • 89.2% of people in Damariscotta have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Damariscotta have completed high school.
  • 46.8% of people in Damariscotta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Damariscotta

IndexDamariscottaMaineNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.3%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.9%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters24.0%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.6%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boothbay Harbor, ME1,00052%6%
Gardiner, ME5,67036%27%
Richmond, ME1,65335%28%
Waldoboro, ME1,12421%58%
Damariscotta, ME1,05653%7%

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Douglas, AL1,05634%30%
Coal Hill, AR1,05617%65%
Central City, IL1,05617%65%
Tunnel Hill, GA1,05642%15%
Millport, AL1,05636%28%
Damariscotta, ME1,05653%7%
Source: The Damariscotta, ME 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.