Northfield school information

IndexNorthfieldMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools21,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Northfield, MA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Northfield public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 6% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Northfield public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 45.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Northfield are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Northfield.
  • 87.4% of people in Northfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Northfield have completed high school.
  • 45.4% of people in Northfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Northfield

IndexNorthfieldMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.4%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters31.0%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%2.6%1.3%

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

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Greenfield Town, MA17,47759%20%
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West Swanzey, NH1,25051%3%
Orange, MA4,11750%1%
Northfield, MA1,24660%22%

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Northfield, MA1,24660%22%
Source: The Northfield, 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.