Frederick school information

IndexFrederickMarylandNational
Average Test Scores50%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools261,16379,221
Total private schools1467424,874
Total post-secondary schools51127,963
The Frederick, MD educational system consists of 26 public schools, 14 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Frederick public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 22% higher than than the Maryland average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Frederick public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 38.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Frederick are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Frederick.
  • 88.4% of people in Frederick have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Frederick have completed high school.
  • 38.2% of people in Frederick have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Frederick

IndexFrederickMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.6%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.2%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%2.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lovettsville, VA2,09677%55%
Urbana, MD10,87274%50%
Linganore, MD9,39570%43%
Middletown, MD4,46068%37%
Union Bridge, MD88062%26%
Frederick, MD68,22950%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%
St. Charles, MO68,34162%25%
Waterloo, IA68,35760%22%
Dothan, AL68,06640%19%
Jacksonville, NC68,40439%20%
Frederick, MD68,22950%2%
Source: The Frederick, 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.