Falmouth school information

Average Test Scores72%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools41,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
The Falmouth, MA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Falmouth public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 13% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Falmouth public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 40.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Falmouth are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Falmouth.
  • 92.6% of people in Falmouth have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Falmouth have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Falmouth have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Falmouth

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  • Falmouth High874 Gifford StreetGrades: 9 - 12Students: 870 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Lawrence113 Lakeview AvenueGrades: 7 - 8Students: 571 · Ratio: 11:171
  • Morse Pond School323 Jones RoadGrades: 5 - 6Students: 575 · Ratio: 14:171
  • Mullen-hall130 Katherine Lee Bates RdGrades: KG - 4Students: 500 · Ratio: 13:157

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Education level achieved in Falmouth

Completed 8th grade92.6%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college66.9%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.7%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.3%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.7%2.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Falmouth (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marion Center, MA1,35780%62%
East Sandwich, MA3,73576%55%
Vineyard Haven, MA2,14275%51%
Bourne, MA1,05473%48%
Mattapoisett Center, MA3,39072%46%
Falmouth, MA3,73072%47%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Frackville, PA3,7300%100%
Garden Ridge, TX3,73089%80%
Springfield, VT3,73128%43%
South Toms River, NJ3,73127%45%
Oneida, TN3,73152%5%
Falmouth, MA3,73072%47%
Source: The Falmouth, 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.