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  • Francis E. Korn School
  • 144 Pickett Ln., Durham
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 141
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Frank Ward Strong School
  • 191 Main Street, Durham
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 338
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Coginchaug Regional High School
  • 135 Pickett Ln., Durham
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 556
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Frederick Brewster School
  • 126 Tuttle Rd., Durham
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 237
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Durham school information

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
The Durham, CT educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Durham public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 13% higher than than the Connecticut average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Durham public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.9% have completed high school, 46.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Durham

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.

To customize your list of Durham schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Durham, CT schools.

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%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dennison, OH2,68771%44%
Seagraves, TX2,68754%9%
Sells, AZ2,68829%41%
Somerset, WI2,68653%8%
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.