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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 54%

Durham school information

IndexDurhamConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores53%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools565479,221
Total private schools120724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Durham are 7% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Durham
  • 95.9% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade
  • 95.9% of people in Durham have completed high school
  • 46.7% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Durham, CT Schools

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      Education level achieved in Durham

      IndexDurhamConnecticutNational
      Completed 8th grade95.9%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school95.9%86.9%83.0%
      Completed some college69.9%62.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.9%45.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors46.7%38.0%30.3%
      Completed masters26.2%16.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree10.9%4.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

      Durham, CT School Districts

      • Regional School District 13

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Durham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Durham, CT schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Durham, CT, an average of 95.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Madison Center, CT2,40485%72%
      Guilford Center, CT2,51778%59%
      Chester Center, CT1,98677%56%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
      Portland, CT5,60766%34%
      Durham, CT2,68753%7%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dennison, OH2,68771%44%
      Seagraves, TX2,68754%9%
      Somerset, WI2,68653%8%
      Sells, AZ2,68829%41%
      Belmond, IA2,68678%59%
      Durham, CT2,68753%7%
      Source: The Durham, 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.