Northborough school information

Average Test Scores76%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schools350824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Northborough, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Northborough public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 18% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Northborough public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.3% have completed high school, 49.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Northborough are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Northborough.
  • 93.8% of people in Northborough have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.3% of people in Northborough have completed high school.
  • 49.8% of people in Northborough have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Northborough

Completed 8th grade93.8%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school92.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college76.2%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.6%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.8%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters22.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%2.6%1.3%

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

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Maynard, MA10,52671%45%
Northborough, MA6,31476%54%

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Northborough, MA6,31476%54%
Source: The Northborough, 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.