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Dedham school information

Index Dedham Massachusetts National
Average Test Scores54%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools71,16779,221
Total private schools250824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dedham are 12% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Dedham
  • 92.7% of people in Dedham have completed 8th grade
  • 91.6% of people in Dedham have completed high school
  • 47.5% of people in Dedham have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dedham

      Index Dedham Massachusetts National
      Completed 8th grade92.7%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school91.6%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college69.2%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.2%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.5%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters20.2%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.0%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.5%2.6%1.3%

      Dedham, MA School Districts

      • Dedham School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dedham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dedham, MA schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Dedham, MA, an average of 92.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Dover, MA2,51885%77.4%
      Belmont, MA26,15884%74.0%
      Winchester, MA22,76081%69.3%
      West Concord, MA7,29481%67.7%
      Wellesley, MA28,74780%66.0%
      Dedham, MA25,33054%11.8%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Edwardsville, IL25,33253%9.5%
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      Salem, VA25,29084%74.2%
      Clinton, IA25,29066%37.2%
      Mount Pleasant, MI25,29043%9.6%
      Dedham, MA25,33054%11.8%
      Source: The Dedham, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.