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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 25%
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Nantucket school information

IndexNantucketMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores46%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Nantucket are 5% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Nantucket
  • 91.1% of people in Nantucket have completed 8th grade
  • 90.9% of people in Nantucket have completed high school
  • 37.9% of people in Nantucket have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Nantucket

      IndexNantucketMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade91.1%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school90.9%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college65.9%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree44.9%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors37.9%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters16.7%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%2.6%1.3%

      Nantucket, MA School Districts

      • Nantucket School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Nantucket. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Nantucket, MA schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 10:1. In Nantucket, MA, an average of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Nantucket, MA7,83046%4.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olivette, MO7,83070%44.4%
      Ruidoso, NM7,83330%38.7%
      Webster City, IA7,82564%33.0%
      Maryville, IL7,83765%34.0%
      Hartsville, SC7,81642%12.4%
      Nantucket, MA7,83046%4.8%
      Source: The Nantucket, 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.