Avg. test scores 70%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 64%
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District Heights school information

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Average Test Scores15%40%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in District Heights are 70% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in District Heights
  • 84.2% of people in District Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 82.9% of people in District Heights have completed high school
  • 11.0% of people in District Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in District Heights

      IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade84.2%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school82.9%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college47.9%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree19.0%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.0%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters4.5%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%2.5%1.3%

      District Heights, MD School Districts

      • Prince George's County Public Schools

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in District Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for District Heights, MD schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In District Heights, MD, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rose Hill, VA20,96885%75.6%
      Arlington, VA226,09283%72.1%
      Bethesda, MD62,60877%60.5%
      Alexandria, VA151,47372%48.7%
      Fort Belvoir, VA8,20471%48.1%
      District Heights, MD5,95115%69.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Washington, PA5,95189%84.4%
      Trenton, MO5,94649%1.8%
      Watchung, NJ5,94475%55.3%
      Old Tappan, NJ5,94277%59.0%
      Caruthersville, MO5,94125%48.0%
      District Heights, MD5,95115%69.9%
      Source: The District Heights, 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.