New Britain school information

IndexNew BritainConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores24%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1665479,221
Total private schools520724,874
Total post-secondary schools5817,963
The New Britain, CT educational system consists of 16 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. New Britain public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 49% lower than than the Connecticut average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Britain public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Britain are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in New Britain.
  • 76.4% of people in New Britain have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in New Britain have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in New Britain have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Britain

IndexNew BritainConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Simsbury, CT2,35476%53%
Simsbury Center, CT5,96874%50%
Weatogue, CT3,17972%45%
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%
New Britain, CT72,87624%52%

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Rochester Hills, MI72,98764%29%
Boynton Beach, FL72,74852%6%
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Southfield, MI73,05528%43%
Centreville, VA73,08483%68%
New Britain, CT72,87624%52%
Source: The New Britain, CT 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.