Darien school information

IndexDarienConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores78%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools865479,221
Total private schools120724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Darien, CT educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Darien public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 66% higher than than the Connecticut average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Darien public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.3% have completed high school, 79.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Darien are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Darien.
  • 97.4% of people in Darien have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.3% of people in Darien have completed high school.
  • 79.5% of people in Darien have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Darien

IndexDarienConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade97.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college89.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree82.6%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors79.5%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.5%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.8%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glen Head, NY4,86083%69%
Riverside, CT8,28983%68%
Old Greenwich, CT7,00082%67%
Lattingtown, NY1,67181%65%
Armonk, NY4,30381%64%
Darien, CT21,51978%58%

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Darien, CT21,51978%58%
Source: The Darien, 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.