Orange school information

IndexOrangeConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores72%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools665479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Orange, CT educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Orange public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 53% higher than than the Connecticut average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Orange public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.5% have completed high school, 57.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Orange are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Orange.
  • 94.9% of people in Orange have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.5% of people in Orange have completed high school.
  • 57.6% of people in Orange have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Orange

IndexOrangeConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school94.5%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college76.5%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.5%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors57.6%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters29.6%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.4%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newtown, CT2,00970%42%
Trumbull, CT36,47769%40%
Southport, CT1,69467%36%
Shelton, CT40,97960%22%
Wallingford Center, CT17,63453%8%
Orange, CT13,94172%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI13,94144%11%
Chippewa Falls, WI13,93948%2%
Allouez, WI13,93342%15%
Morris, IL13,93038%22%
Buford, GA13,92755%12%
Orange, CT13,94172%45%
Source: The Orange, 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.