Kensington school information

Average Test Scoresn/a41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schools467424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Kensington, MD educational system consists of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kensington public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Maryland average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kensington public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.4% have completed high school, 76.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 18.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kensington are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Kensington.
  • 96.4% of people in Kensington have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.4% of people in Kensington have completed high school.
  • 76.0% of people in Kensington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kensington

Completed 8th grade96.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.4%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college88.2%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.0%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters43.3%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree18.4%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate10.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Kensington, MD2,111n/a 

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stratford, TX2,11173%49%
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Kensington, MD2,111n/a 
Source: The Kensington, MD 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.