Holyoke school information

Average Test Scores37%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools141,16779,221
Total private schools650824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
The Holyoke, MA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Holyoke public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 43% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Holyoke public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.5% have completed high school, 25.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Holyoke are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Holyoke.
  • 76.3% of people in Holyoke have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.5% of people in Holyoke have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Holyoke have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Holyoke

Completed 8th grade76.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Longmeadow, MA15,83782%67%
Wilbraham, MA3,91680%62%
Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%
Belchertown, MA3,12074%50%
Hatfield, MA1,48772%46%
Holyoke, MA40,28037%26%

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Hickory, NC40,27447%4%
Hagerstown, MD40,32546%7%
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San Gabriel, CA40,20047%5%
Holyoke, MA40,28037%26%
Source: The Holyoke, 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.