Melrose school information

Average Test Scores83%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,221
Total private schools350824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Melrose, MA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Melrose public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 29% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 69% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Melrose public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 53.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Melrose are 69% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Melrose.
  • 93.2% of people in Melrose have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in Melrose have completed high school.
  • 53.4% of people in Melrose have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Melrose

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  • Early Childhood Center16 Franklin StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 313 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Herbert Clark Hoover37 Glendower RdGrades: KG - 5Students: 252 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Horace Mann40 Damon AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 260 · Ratio: 14:182
  • Lincoln80 West Wyoming AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 366 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Melrose High360 Lynn Fells PkwyGrades: 9 - 12Students: 933 · Ratio: 15:193
  • Melrose Middle School350 Lynn Fells PkwyGrades: 6 - 8Students: 857 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Roosevelt253 Vinton StreetGrades: KG - 5Students: 389 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Winthrop162 First StreetGrades: KG - 5Students: 341 · Ratio: 15:187

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Education level achieved in Melrose

Completed 8th grade93.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college76.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.3%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters22.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%2.6%1.3%

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

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Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
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Boxford, MA2,47288%78%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Melrose, MA27,78783%69%

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Source: The Melrose, 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.