Gales Ferry school information

IndexGales FerryConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores53%47%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a65479,221
Total private schoolsn/a20724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Gales Ferry, CT educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gales Ferry public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 14% higher than than the Connecticut average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gales Ferry public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.3% have completed high school, 31.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gales Ferry are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Gales Ferry.
  • 98.3% of people in Gales Ferry have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.3% of people in Gales Ferry have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Gales Ferry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gales Ferry

IndexGales FerryConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school98.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.6%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.5%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stonington, CT97380%62%
Niantic, CT3,04275%52%
Old Mystic, CT3,40365%31%
Old Saybrook Center, CT1,83063%28%
Mystic, CT4,24157%17%
Gales Ferry, CT1,00553%8%

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Gales Ferry, CT1,00553%8%
Source: The Gales Ferry, CT 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.