Fort Meade school information

IndexFort MeadeMarylandNational
Average Test Scores43%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools21,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schools21127,963
The Fort Meade, MD educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Fort Meade public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 4% higher than than the Maryland average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Meade public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.7% have completed high school, 37.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Meade are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Fort Meade.
  • 95.8% of people in Fort Meade have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.7% of people in Fort Meade have completed high school.
  • 37.4% of people in Fort Meade have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Meade

IndexFort MeadeMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade95.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.7%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college82.7%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.5%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.4%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Fort Meade, 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.