Groton school information

Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1265479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schools3817,963
The Groton, CT educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Groton public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 7% lower than than the Connecticut average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Groton public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.7% have completed high school, 29.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Groton are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Groton.
  • 88.7% of people in Groton have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Groton have completed high school.
  • 29.2% of people in Groton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Groton

Completed 8th grade88.7%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.2%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.0%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Groton (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%
Ashaway, RI1,11158%18%
Mystic, CT4,24157%17%
Groton, CT9,24044%12%

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Economy, PA9,24053%8%
Brigantine, NJ9,23935%30%
Little River, SC9,23954%10%
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Groton, CT9,24044%12%
Source: The Groton, 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.