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Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 24%

Gloucester school information

IndexGloucesterMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores68%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,221
Total private schools450824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gloucester are 39% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Gloucester
  • 87.4% of people in Gloucester have completed 8th grade
  • 86.3% of people in Gloucester have completed high school
  • 37.7% of people in Gloucester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gloucester

      IndexGloucesterMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school86.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college62.4%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.0%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors37.7%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters14.1%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.4%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%2.6%1.3%

      Gloucester, MA School Districts

      • Gloucester School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gloucester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gloucester, MA schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Gloucester, MA, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Marblehead, MA20,36381%64%
      Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%
      Rockport, MA5,10179%60%
      Newburyport, MA17,83777%57%
      Nahant, MA3,47177%56%
      Gloucester, MA29,54668%39%

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      Winter Park, FL29,54352%6%
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      San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
      Sterling, VA29,59774%49%
      Niles, IL29,62842%14%
      Gloucester, MA29,54668%39%
      Source: The Gloucester, 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.