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Avg. test scores 36%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 118%

Ellicott City school information

IndexEllicott CityMarylandNational
Average Test Scores67%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools211,16379,221
Total private schools967424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ellicott City are 36% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Ellicott City
  • 95.5% of people in Ellicott City have completed 8th grade
  • 95.1% of people in Ellicott City have completed high school
  • 66.0% of people in Ellicott City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ellicott City

      IndexEllicott CityMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade95.5%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school95.1%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college83.4%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree71.1%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors66.0%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters34.9%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree11.0%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.5%2.5%1.3%

      Ellicott City, MD School Districts

      • Howard County Public Schools

      There are a total of 21 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ellicott City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ellicott City, MD schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ellicott City, MD, an average of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
      Severna Park, MD38,51475%52%
      Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
      Hampton, MD4,83069%41%
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
      Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Framingham, MA70,74359%19%
      Franklin, TN70,62579%61%
      Passaic, NJ70,53621%57%
      Fort Myers, FL71,05137%24%
      Lauderhill, FL70,45227%45%
      Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%
      Source: The Ellicott City, 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.