Danbury school information

IndexDanburyConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores41%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1965479,221
Total private schools1320724,874
Total post-secondary schools3817,963
The Danbury, CT educational system consists of 19 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Danbury public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 12% lower than than the Connecticut average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Danbury public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 31.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Danbury are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Danbury.
  • 81.4% of people in Danbury have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Danbury have completed high school.
  • 31.1% of people in Danbury have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Danbury

IndexDanburyConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.1%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

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

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Katonah, NY2,07773%49%
Bedford, NY1,95370%42%
Danbury, CT83,89041%17%

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Danbury, CT83,89041%17%
Source: The Danbury, 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.