Hartford school information

Average Test Scores25%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools4565479,221
Total private schools920724,874
Total post-secondary schools6817,963
The Hartford, CT educational system consists of 45 public schools, 9 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Hartford public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 47% lower than than the Connecticut average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hartford public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.1% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hartford are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 45 public schools in Hartford.
  • 70.1% of people in Hartford have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.1% of people in Hartford have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Hartford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hartford

Completed 8th grade70.1%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school67.1%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college41.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Simsbury, CT2,35476%53%
Simsbury Center, CT5,96874%50%
Weatogue, CT3,17972%45%
Salmon Brook, CT2,56870%42%
Tariffville, CT1,31570%41%
Hartford, CT124,32025%49%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Los Angeles, CA124,19126%47%
Kent, WA125,49246%6%
Lafayette, LA125,80866%34%
Santa Clara, CA122,72549%0%
Abilene, TX122,61273%49%
Hartford, CT124,32025%49%
Source: The Hartford, 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.