Oakland school information

IndexOaklandMarylandNational
Average Test Scores63%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools91,16379,221
Total private schools267424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Oakland, MD educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oakland public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 53% higher than than the Maryland average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oakland public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.8% have completed high school, 20.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oakland are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Oakland.
  • 80.1% of people in Oakland have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.8% of people in Oakland have completed high school.
  • 20.5% of people in Oakland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oakland

IndexOaklandMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school77.8%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college49.0%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.5%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.6%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elk Garden, WV15470%41%
Accident, MD28955%11%
Aurora, WV15840%20%
Rowlesburg, WV57840%20%
Crellin, MD13835%30%
Oakland, MD2,00863%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spencer, WV2,00839%20%
Cardington, OH2,00966%34%
Thorsby, AL2,00732%36%
Honey Grove, TX2,00970%42%
Newtown, CT2,00970%42%
Oakland, MD2,00863%29%
Source: The Oakland, MD 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.