Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 19%
Bachelors degree 75%

Essex school information

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Essex are 46% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Essex
  • 99.3% of people in Essex have completed 8th grade
  • 98.6% of people in Essex have completed high school
  • 53.1% of people in Essex have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Essex

      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.

      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%
      Granby, MA1,47566%35%
      Rotan, TX1,47771%44%
      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.