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Avg. test scores 59%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 42%

Gardner school information

IndexGardnerMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores41%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schools350824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gardner are 16% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gardner
  • 81.4% of people in Gardner have completed 8th grade
  • 79.4% of people in Gardner have completed high school
  • 17.7% of people in Gardner have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gardner

      IndexGardnerMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade81.4%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school79.4%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college49.4%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.6%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.7%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%2.6%1.3%

      Gardner, MA School Districts

      • Gardner School District
      • Ralph C. Mahar School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gardner. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gardner, MA schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gardner, MA, an average of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lunenburg, MA2,02773%48%
      Rutland, MA2,44972%47%
      Townsend, MA1,41372%46%
      Barre, MA1,25970%43%
      Leominster, MA41,30466%35%
      Gardner, MA20,33441%16%

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      American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%
      Lathrop, CA20,33134%31%
      Schofield Barracks, HI20,33050%1%
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,32271%44%
      Crest Hill, IL20,31623%53%
      Gardner, MA20,33441%16%
      Source: The Gardner, 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.