North Adams school information

IndexNorth AdamsMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores57%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schools21937,963
The North Adams, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. North Adams public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 11% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of North Adams public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in North Adams are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in North Adams.
  • 79.1% of people in North Adams have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in North Adams have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in North Adams have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North Adams

IndexNorth AdamsMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%2.6%1.3%

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

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Williamstown, MA4,31580%63%
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North Adams, MA13,32657%17%

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Source: The North Adams, 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.