Malden school information

Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,221
Total private schools550824,874
Total post-secondary schools51937,963
The Malden, MA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Malden public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 7% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Malden public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 33.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Malden are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Malden.
  • 85.3% of people in Malden have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Malden have completed high school.
  • 33.6% of people in Malden have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Malden

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  • Beebe401 Pleasant StreetGrades: KG - 8Students: 900 · Ratio: 15:155
  • Ferryway150 Cross StreetGrades: KG - 8Students: 907 · Ratio: 16:150
  • Forestdale74 Sylvan StreetGrades: KG - 8Students: 593 · Ratio: 13:147
  • Linden29 Wescott StreetGrades: KG - 8Students: 901 · Ratio: 14:160
  • Malden Early Learning Center257 Mountain AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 317 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Malden High77 Salem StreetGrades: 9 - 12Students: 1,869 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Mystic Valley Regional Charter School770 Salem StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,509 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Salemwood529 Salem StreetGrades: KG - 8Students: 1,077 · Ratio: 14:147

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Education level achieved in Malden

Completed 8th grade85.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.0%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
Malden, MA60,73260%22%

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Grand Junction, CO60,63031%37%
Springfield, OR60,61142%15%
Jupiter, FL60,59769%40%
North Port, FL60,87161%23%
Vineland, NJ60,87627%45%
Malden, MA60,73260%22%
Source: The Malden, 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.