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  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Essex school information

IndexEssexMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores72%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools11,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Essex, MA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Essex public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 12% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Essex public schools is 10:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.6% have completed high school, 53.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Essex

IndexEssexMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade99.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school98.6%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college80.0%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.1%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.1%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters25.8%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%2.6%1.3%

Essex, MA School Districts

Manchester Essex Regional School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Essex. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Essex, MA schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 10:1. In Essex, MA, an average of 99.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Essex 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 Essex, MA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Boxford, MA2,47288%78%
Melrose, MA27,78783%69%
Marblehead, MA20,36381%64%
Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%
Essex, MA1,47672%46%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenfield, MO1,47641%17%
Jordan, NY1,47661%23%
Hughestown, PA1,47644%12%
Warsaw, IL1,47532%35%
Granby, MA1,47566%35%
Essex, MA1,47672%46%
Source: The Essex, MA 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.
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