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Avg. test scores 100%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 24%
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Halifax school information

IndexHalifaxNova ScotiaNational
Average School Scoren/an/a66.1
Total public schools14336417,366
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Halifax are 100% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 143 public schools in Halifax
  • 13.0% of people in Halifax have no certificate, diploma or degree
  • 87.0% of people in Halifax have completed high school
  • 31.1% of people in Halifax have completed a bachelor's degree

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      Education level achieved in Halifax

      IndexHalifaxNova ScotiaNational
      No certificate, diploma or degree13.0%17.9%16.7%
      High School certificate or equivalent87.0%82.1%83.3%
      Apprenticeship or trades certificate61.9%56.8%56.8%
      College or other non-university diploma54.4%47.3%47.4%
      University certificate or below bachelor33.1%24.8%27.5%
      Bachelor's degree31.1%22.7%25.1%
      Above bachelor's degree10.0%7.2%8.1%

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      Halifax, NS451,852n/a 

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      London, ON421,45663.04.8%
      Markham, ON359,11176.615.9%
      Surrey, BC560,15062.94.9%
      Vaughan, ON321,97471.37.8%
      Kitchener, ON259,16263.04.8%
      Halifax, NS451,852n/a 
      Source: The Halifax, NS schools data and statistics displayed above are derived from multiple provincial sources including: open.alberta.ca, bced.gov.bc.ca, data.ontario.ca, nbed.nb.ca, gov.nl.ca, ece.gov.nt.ca, ns-schools.ednet.ns.ca.
      Source: The Halifax, NS schools data and statistics displayed above are derived from multiple provincial sources including: open.alberta.ca, bced.gov.bc.ca, data.ontario.ca, nbed.nb.ca, gov.nl.ca, ece.gov.nt.ca, ns-schools.ednet.ns.ca.