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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 57%

Damascus school information

IndexDamascusMarylandNational
Average Test Scores54%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schools167424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Damascus are 9% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Damascus
  • 91.0% of people in Damascus have completed 8th grade
  • 90.6% of people in Damascus have completed high school
  • 47.5% of people in Damascus have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Damascus, MD Schools

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      Education level achieved in Damascus

      IndexDamascusMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade91.0%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school90.6%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college74.4%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.3%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.5%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters19.8%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.0%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.4%2.5%1.3%

      Damascus, MD School Districts

      • Montgomery County Public Schools

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Damascus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Damascus, MD schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Damascus, MD, an average of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Potomac, MD24,14876%53%
      Urbana, MD10,87274%50%
      Linganore, MD9,39570%43%
      Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
      Damascus, MD15,55454%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Adelphi, MD15,55417%66%
      Susanville, CA15,55532%35%
      Pacific Grove, CA15,54661%25%
      Brunswick, ME15,56449%1%
      La Marque, TX15,56753%8%
      Damascus, MD15,55454%9%
      Source: The Damascus, 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.