Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 53%

Fall River school information

IndexFall RiverMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores45%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools371,16779,221
Total private schools1550824,874
Total post-secondary schools41937,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fall River are 8% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 37 public schools in Fall River
  • 68.8% of people in Fall River have completed 8th grade
  • 65.0% of people in Fall River have completed high school
  • 14.4% of people in Fall River have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fall River

      IndexFall RiverMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade68.8%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school65.0%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college39.0%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.8%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.4%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters4.6%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%2.6%1.3%

      Fall River, MA School Districts

      • Fall River School District

      There are a total of 37 public schools, 15 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Fall River. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fall River, MA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Fall River, MA, an average of 68.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 65.0% have completed high school.

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      Bliss Corner, MA5,26680%63%
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      Smith Mills, MA4,73267%35%
      North Lakeville, MA2,68357%16%
      Fall River, MA88,90245%8%

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      Fall River, MA88,90245%8%
      Source: The Fall River, 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.