Mount Airy school information

IndexMount AiryMarylandNational
Average Test Scores55%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools21,16379,221
Total private schools367424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Mount Airy, MD educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Airy public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 32% higher than than the Maryland average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Airy public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 42.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Airy are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Mount Airy.
  • 92.9% of people in Mount Airy have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Mount Airy have completed high school.
  • 42.5% of people in Mount Airy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Airy

IndexMount AiryMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college73.3%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.5%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters15.7%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%2.5%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Urbana, MD10,87274%50%
Linganore, MD9,39570%43%
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Sykesville, MD3,94067%35%
Union Bridge, MD88062%26%
Mount Airy, MD9,37655%11%

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Mount Airy, MD9,37655%11%
Source: The Mount Airy, 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.